Some Samples from the Book
In April children write about sticking with something, even if it’s hard. Discuss the new vocabulary words, “perseverance” and “procrastination”. Earth Day is in April and students begin thinking of ways to keep our world clean and beautiful.
April 12…. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it’s not.” (Dr. Seuss)
Dr. Seuss liked to write rhymes. What do you think this rhyme means?
June 29….“Birds of a feather flock together.” This proverb means people stay close with others who have the same interests as they do, or belong to the same family. Name some of your friends or family and tell what interests you share.
September 23….Today is the first day of fall. Write a poem using colorful words to describe autumn.
November 22…. “A book is like a garden carried in your pocket.” Can you explain this old Chinese proverb? Remember, a garden is something to be enjoyed.
Each month, the writing prompts have a different character building trait to help students become better citizens.