Igniting Critical and Creative Thinking


Do you want to foster a community of budding young writers in your classroom?  Are you struggling to find ways to turn your reluctant writers into awesome authors? In this section, I include engaging ideas to help you teach your students the skills essential to the craft of writing.

Character Traits Writing Foldable

This Outside/Inside Face Foldable is a fun activity to use when studying character traits.   This download includes a printable face template and directions on ways to use it in your classroom.

Free Character traits foldable activity

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