Receiving presents on your birthday is so much fun. Today your child will write about her favorite gift.

Family Fun – Lesson 30

I can write about my favorite birthday present.

Objective: To use inventive writing to write a story. (W.K.1)

Materials: journal, pencil, crayons

Procedures: Talk about the presents Jake received for his birthday. Ask your child to write about her favorite birthday present. Encourage her to use spaces between words, punctuation at the end of the sentence and to use letter-sounds that she hears in words. Write the real words under her sentence. Then she will illustrate her story.

Conclusion: Have your child read her story to you again. Talk about her pretty illustrations and how you like her favorite birthday present, too.