ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you.
Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.
Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Powerful Writing: Description in Creating Monster Trading Cards
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
General Classroom Materials (crayons, markers, pencils)
Print out the Monster Trading Card Template and, if desired, the Rubric for Monster Trading Cards for each student and provide them with drawing materials. If students have access to computers, they can type in their monster descriptions directly on the template before printing it out.