You don’t have to be a crab about today’s journal entry…because it’s fun to write about crabs!

Under the Sea – Lesson 12

I can write about a crab.

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

Materials: journal, pencil, crayons

Procedures: Research crabs together online or using non-fiction books. For this writing prompt, ask your child to write facts about a crab. 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 nice illustrations and how you liked learning about crabs with her