Engage your K-2 students in a fun and educational activity that combines the creativity of directed drawing with the essential skill of sentence writing. This comprehensive resource will promote artistic expression, fine motor skills, and language development in young learners this winter.
In this activity, students will follow step-by-step instructions to create delightful drawings of various objects, animals, and characters. After completing their drawings, students will practice their sentence writing skills by describing their artwork using descriptive words, complete sentences, and proper punctuation.
Includes US and UK Spelling Variations.
- Hat (Beanie)
- Pine Tree
- Polar Bear
Included in this pack are:
- 10 sheets for sentence writing to go with their directed drawing (UK and US spellings included)
- 10 directed drawing strips (for students who prefer to just draw)
- 100-slide PowerPoint to help guide your students through the drawing and writing process, including identifying the nouns, verbs and adjectives. Also includes an extension activity for making a compound sentence.
Winter Directed Drawing and Sentence Writing
PDF with 10 Worksheets, 10 Drawing Strips plus 100 Slide PowerPoint
Foundation Year English
AC9EFLA05 recognise that sentences are key units for expressing ideas
AC9EFLA09 identify punctuation as a feature of written text different from letters; recognise that capital letters are used for names, and that capital letters also signal the beginning of sentences while punctuation marks signal the end
Year One English
AC9E1LA06 understand that a simple sentence consists of a single independent clause representing a single event or idea
AC9E1LA07 understand that words can represent people, places and things (nouns, including pronouns), happenings and states (verbs), qualities (adjectives) and details such as when, where and how (adverbs
AC9E1LA10 understand that written language uses punctuation such as full stops, question marks and exclamation marks, and uses capital letters for familiar proper nouns
Year Two English
AC9E2LA06 understand that connections can be made between ideas by using a compound sentence with 2 or more independent clauses usually linked by a coordinating conjunction
AC9E2LA07 understand that in sentences nouns may be extended into noun groups using articles and adjectives, and verbs may be expressed as verb groups