Need to spice up your narrative writing prompts? This My Day at the Beach themed pirate writing prompt is a GREAT way to get students writing creative narratives. It also doubles as a perfect build a sandcastle craft and ocean themed bulletin board.
Students will read aloud Day at the Beach (or any other ocean read aloud favorite). They will talk about what they would do if they were at the beach for the day or they can take notes about a time they actually went to the beach. Students will then write their own story about “My Day at the Beach”. They will practice adding a problem and solution to their narrative writing. They will then top off their creative writing with a fun build a sandcastle craft.
What’s Inside the My Day At the Beach Sandcastle Craft and Ocean Themed Writing Prompt
- Teaching Guide
- 2 Student Planning Templates
- 3 Differentiated Student Drafting Templates
- 6 Differentiated Student Publishing Templates (for primary to intermediate)
- Build a Sandcastle Craft Pages (3 options that make great ocean themed bulletin boards)
- 4 Differentiated Writing Rubrics (for kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade & 3rd grade)
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Timeline for the My Day At the Beach Sandcastle Craft and Ocean Themed Writing Prompt
Teach students to write engaging narratives about their day on at the beach with a problem and solution using these fun lessons. This lesson can be taught in one day or stretched out throughout five days. This lesson includes two versions, perfect for all K-5 students.
This fun build a sandcastle craft doubles as an adorable ocean themed bulletin board as well.