So in came all the fiction and non-fiction books I could find about Fall!
( I know that not everyone has access to an Ellison machine, so I also made this quick print option! Click here to grab it! )
As we dived into all things fall, we of course had to take a peek at how the seasons actually change. (Cross- curricula, anyone? ) After studying a few diagrams in our non-fiction fall books, we worked in our Reading Response Journals to answer the question, “What causes the seasons to change? Use details and illustrations to support your answer.”
Here’s a few snap shots of their responses…
(Love the “like” in this sentence! Like totally LOL!)
Then it was back to writing later in the week. To set the tone for our expository writings, we brainstormed all things fall…
Using our Fall Chart as a basis (and our Fall adjectives trees!) we got to work writing about why fall is the best time of year!