The Joy of Teaching – An Evan-Moor Blog

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November 1, 2017
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Pie, Please! – Creative Writing Prompts for November and Thanksgiving

Keep students writing in November with Thanksgiving-themed creative writing prompts. These topics can be used as journal free writes or paragraph-writing practice. Free Creative Writing Activity – Pie, Please! In this Thanksgiving creative writing activity, students are asked to imagine … Continue reading

October 25, 2016
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10 Thanksgiving Activities That Don’t Require Worksheets

November is a busy month for teachers. Between assessments and fall conferences, it can be difficult to factor in Thanksgiving arts and crafts. Here are some fun ideas to inspire you that don’t require a lot of time in front … Continue reading

November 19, 2015
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How to Create a Gratitude Jar

It is the time of year when most families take the time to reflect on being grateful. Here is a fun way to get your children engaged in writing while learning gratitude. Sound too good to be true? It really … Continue reading