Write About a State
Kids select a state, describe its climate and geography, and include interesting facts about it. The template includes space for drawings and pictures.
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- Post the writings on a large map of the states
- The exercise assumes that primary grade learners have knowledge of different states
- The activity is better suited for upper-grade classrooms
- The third in a series of seven writing prompts
- The prompt encourages writers to add details to thier writings
- A rather lofty assignment for primary graders
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