Seed Packet Manipulative
Use the Packet Envelope to create your own learning tools.
Encourage students as they follow the writing process to explore anything from simple sentences to five-paragraph essays. Use this versatile Packets to store sentence starters and inspire writing. Teachers can engage the whole class with this writing manipulative as well as review concepts from literature. Students may also work in small groups to review comprehension of stories or group writing. Use these Packets for any subject area and send home with concepts for review.
Create a Seed Packet manipulative to engage students in paragraph writing.
Supplies Used: Patterned or Construction Paper, Colored Pens or Pencils, Glue, Punch, Ribbon, Scissors
The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.
- Die-cut the Envelope, Packet from various colors of patterned or construction paper, fold along perforations and adhere to assemble (see Main Photo)
- Hand-cut a label to adhere to the front. Decorate and write any sentiment or concept.
- Die-cut Tags and tie a ribbon to each one. Label Tags as desired (see Main Photo).
English Language Arts: Communication Strategies
K-12: Standard 5
- Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
English Language Arts: Developing Research Skills
K-12: Standard 8
- Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
English Language Arts: Applying Non-English Perspectives
K-12: Standard 10
- Students whose first language is not English make use of their first language to develop competency in the English language arts and to develop an understanding of content across the curriculum.
Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.