Celebrate important heroes with this Patriot Day writing prompt and craft.
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Are you looking for an easy Patriot Day activity that you can use with your primary students? This activity will get your students thinking about a hero that has helped them. This may be a firefighter, soldier, police officer, or someone else! This writing craftivity can be paired with our other patriotic holiday resources, such as our Patriot Day Mini Book.
This Patriot Day activity combines the study of holidays with writing and has students writing about a person they think is important in their lives. Accompanying this writing prompt is a fun craft where students can assemble a hero of their choice. The templates provided include a variety of job-related hats, hair, and clothing choices.
Through this activity, students will demonstrate their ability to write in complete sentences to explain who their hero is and why.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your social studies lessons.
In addition to individual student work time, use this writing activity to enhance learning through guided writing groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments.
If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts:
🆘 Support Struggling Students
Help students who need support by providing sentence starters or frames to guide their writing. Additionally, provide students with access to previous assignments, anchor charts, or posters.
➕ Challenge Fast Finishers
Encourage your fast finishers to expand their Patriot Day writing into their own mini-book with drawings and details.
Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies!
Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students
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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator.
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