Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Literature Response

  1. This activity simply requires paints, paper, and imagination!
  2. Have your kids respond to a book they have read or book that is being read by the entire class. They should respond with paint.
  3. They can draw a scene they pictured, the main character, or other interesting story elements. Encourage them to experiment with the colors and different brushes in order to depict the scene in their mind.

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Sequences
Round vs. Flat
Know Your Presidents
Survey Says
Picture Poems
European vs. Taino
Moon Months
What Comes First?
Picture Replicas
Re-tell A Story
Discoverer of America?
The Mayflower Compact
Literature Response
Paint a Picture with Words
How Long Would It Take?
Surf the World
Political Debate about Celebration of Columbus Day
Discover the Explorers
Mini-Parade
Observe An Inchworm
Bean Bag Throw-and-Catch
Thingamajigs
Non-fiction Poetry
Persuasive Essay About "Millennium"
Create a Collage
The First Thanksgiving
Number Relationships
Haikon Mosaics
Back to Back
Limericks
Popping Popcorn
How Much is 2000, Anyway?
The Heart of the Matter
Put the Story in Order
Word Association
Paint by Title
Tack Probability
Hieroglyphics
Determining Density
Trefoil Observation
Unifix Animals
Scattergories
Homophones
Crossword Trivia
Scariest Jack-O-Lantern Contest
Author Spotlight
What’s Your Valentine Worth?
Letter of Apology
Twelves
Valentine Placemats