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Pioneer Days – Lesson 18 – Writing Prompt for Book 4 Fred and Ed

For today’s journal entry, your child will write about something he would buy if he discovered gold!

 

Pioneer Days – Lesson 18

I can write about what I would buy if I found gold.

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

Materials: journal, pencil, crayons

Procedures: Talk about the Gold Rush of 1849 and how many, many people went west in search of gold, hoping to get rich. Ask your child to write about something he would buy if he found gold. 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 cool illustrations and how interesting his story was to read.

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