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N E W Y O R K T O R O N T O L O N D O N A U C K L A N D S Y D N E Y M E X I C O C I T Y N E W D E L H I H O N G K O N G Language S u p e r - c r e a t i v e A r t A c t i v i t i e s T h a t B u i l d L a n g u a g e A r t s S k i l l s a n d E n g a g e K i d s o f A l l L e a r n i n g S t y l e s B Y K A T H I H U D S O N & J O A N N E I V I N S LanguageARTS © Hudson & Ivins, Scholastic Teaching Resources
No part of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission of the publisher. For information regarding permission write to Scholastic Professional Books, 555 Broadway, New York, NY 10012. Cover and interior design by Kathy Massaro Interior art by James G. Hale Student artwork by students of North Wayne Elementary School ISBN: 0-590-00488-3 Copyright © 1998 by Kathi Hudson and Joanne Ivins. All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A W e are grateful to the many people who have influenced our teaching throughout the years. We are also indebted to our families (Joanne’s husband Larry, my children, Jessica and Josh, and my editing sister, Diane) for their support, encouragement and help as we struggled to put these ideas to paper in a way that we hope will inspire enthusiasm in teaching and learning. P LanguageARTS © Hudson & Ivins, Scholastic Teaching Resources
Introduction ................................................................................................................................ 5 What You’ll Need ................................................................................................................ 5 How the Activities are Organized ........................................................................................ 5 Story Cut-Aparts .................................................................................................................. 7 Story Detail Viewfinder ........................................................................................................ 9 Setting/Character Picture Frames ...................................................................................... 11 Setting/Character Dioramas .............................................................................................. 13 Prediction Cards ................................................................................................................ 15 Acting-Verb Cartoons ........................................................................................................ 17 Pictonoun Paragraphs ........................................................................................................ 19 Helping-Verb Hands & Linking-Verb Chains .................................................................... 22 Adjective Pictures .............................................................................................................. 24 Conjunction Junction ........................................................................................................ 26 Impressive Possessive Portraits ............................................................................................ 28 Preposition Scenes .............................................................................................................. 31 Homophone Cubes ............................................................................................................ 34 Animated Adverbs .............................................................................................................. 36 Antonym & Synonym Puzzle Pieces .................................................................................. 38 Main-Idea Flowerpot .......................................................................................................... 40 Nonfiction Kites ................................................................................................................ 43 Story Ads ............................................................................................................................ 45 Contents Story Elements Reading Skil Reading Skills ls Parts o arts of Sp f Speech eech P arts o f Sp eech LanguageARTS © Hudson & Ivins, Scholastic Teaching Resources
Story Genre Paintings ........................................................................................................ 47 Cause-and-Effect Inventions .............................................................................................. 49 Double-Meaning Scenes .................................................................................................... 51 Past-Tense Silhouettes ........................................................................................................ 53 Cartoon Quotations .......................................................................................................... 55 Base-Word House .............................................................................................................. 57 Word-Root Trees ................................................................................................................ 59 Illustrated Definitions ........................................................................................................ 61 Rough-Tough Words .......................................................................................................... 63 Palindrome Pictures ............................................................................................................ 65 Capital-Idea Pictures .......................................................................................................... 67 Painted Quotations ............................................................................................................ 69 Signature Silhouettes .......................................................................................................... 71 Good Signs ........................................................................................................................ 73 Paper-Animal Haiku .......................................................................................................... 75 Cartoon Limerick Strips .................................................................................................... 77 Color-Coded Poems .......................................................................................................... 79 Sp Spel elling Skil ling Skills ls Sp el ling Skil ls Handwr Handwriting Skil iting Skills ls iting Skil Poetry oetry P oetry LanguageARTS © Hudson & Ivins, Scholastic Teaching Resources
L anguage arts skills help lay the foundation of all verbal learning.

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