Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

If You Could Be An Animal

  1. Have your students write an essay on the following question: If you could be any animal, which would it be?
  2. Have them answer why they chose this animal and what qualities of this animal made them pick it?
  3. Also have them discuss the pros and cons of their choice.

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Limericks
Sand Painting
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How Much Does Your Name Weigh?
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Tall Tales
Spaghetti vs. Macaroni
Cinquain
Thanksgiving Dinner
Paint a Picture with Words
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Millennium Inventions
Sleepy Hollow
Irish Stained Glass Scene
Story in a Bag
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Potato Latkes
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Seasons
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Block Volume
If the Earth Were Flat
Height of a Tree
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How Many Classrooms Fit?
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M&M Fractions
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How Much is 2000, Anyway?
Moon Months
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National Olympic Trends
How Does Soap Affect Bubbles?
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Favorite Olympic Athlete
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