Monday, December 12, 2011

Perfect Possessives

My class got practice with perfecting possessives today with a partner writing activity.
Inspiration for this activity that I extended for my 3rd graders came from  Mrs. Bumgardner's 1st grade class. They wrote about their most prized possessions {HERE}.
Take a look at our twist on it.
Each student brought in a prized possession to share.  I took a picture of each student and then they partnered up and wrote about another classmate's object. So fun and eye opening. One of my students brought in a very touching item, a Beads of Courage necklace.

Want this perfect lesson for possessives? You can get a copy {HERE}.
You might want to do this writing activity after the holidays with each students' favorite holiday gift.
My class loved it so much, that I might just do it again too after vacation!


  1. What a cute idea!! Too high for my kinders, but easily adaptable! Thanks! (And thanks for stopping by my blog too!!)

    Kindergarten Is A Hoot

  2. Love the idea of writing about prized possessions. Great activity for January.

    Thanks for the Sunshine Award! I sent it right back at ya! ;)
    Dragonflies in First

  3. Hi Denise, you're the winner of my giveaway!! Email me!

    A Cupcake for the Teacher

  4. Congrats! You won the TpT drawing on my blog, To what email address should I send the gift card?

  5. Hi Denise:

    This is why Linky Parties are so great! I missed this post the first time around and the "Beads of Courage" necklace sharing is so touching! (Don't you just love when you can SEE into kids' hearts!)

    Thanks for posting this the first time--and reminding me to go back and look at it again in your "Top Three" post.

    Wishing you happiness in the New Year ahead!

    Finding JOY in 6th Grade


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