Buzzzzz! For today’s journal entry, your child will write a fact about a bee.

In the Meadow – Lesson 12

I can write about bees.


Objective: To use inventive writing to write a story. (W.K.2)

Materials: journal, pencil, crayons

Procedures: Read a nonfiction story about bees or research bees together online. Ask your child to write facts about bees. Encourage him to use spaces between words, punctuation at the end of the sentence and to use letter-sounds that he hears in words. Write the real words under his sentence. Then he will illustrate his story.

Conclusion: Have your child read his story to you again. Talk about his great illustrations and how you liked his interesting bee facts.