COLLABORATIVE WRITING BUNDLE: SNOWBALL WRITING

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Snowball collaborative writing is a fun and interactive way to teach your students how to write collaboratively. I can guarantee these 5 activities will be lessons your students will not forget! The basic premise of the method is that a student begins the writing process (based on the specific instructions), crumples it up into a "snowball" and throws it to the front of the room for another collaborator to collect! This process is repeated until it is returned to the original writer for editing revision!

 

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ESSAY SNOWBALL WRITING

Use this activity to help your students understand essay structure and develop a rough draft for a 5 paragraph persuasive essay. Included in the packet are a teacher guide and 35 different double-sided worksheets with a variety of essay topics (all topics will be different). 

DESCRIPTIVE SNOWBALL WRITING

Shake up your class with this unique and fun collaborative writing activity to help them improve their descriptive writing. Included are 30 pre-made worksheets with a different food to describe (images of the food included on each page). Each of the collaborative writers describe a different sense as it relates to the food.

NARRATIVE SNOWBALL WRITING

Engage your students in narrative writing with these 30 pre-made worksheets with a different visual story starter. Each assignment has a different image that is sure to spark a creative story for your students. Instructions for what to include in each section of writing are included.

POETRY SNOWBALL WRITING

Make poetry writing less intimidating with this collaborative approach. Students will write an acrostic poem (connected sentences, not just words) with 4 other students! Included are 30 different poetry topics in acrostic format.

ICEBREAKER SNOWBALL WRITING

Get to know your students better at the start of the year (or at any point in the year) with this get to know you icebreaker activity. Following the snowball method, students write about themselves based on prompting questions. When they are done, other students will introduce them to the rest of the class by sharing information they learned about that specific student (see individual resource for more specific instructions).

 

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