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Mr. Curran

Student Instructions

Writing Workshop - Writing from the Heart

1. View the sample of a heart map for motivation. 2. Using the tools on , fill in the Heart Template with things that are special in your life. Think of people, places, and memories that are most important to you. Be creative with shapes, sizes, and colors. 3. Some questions to help you get started heart mapping: - What memories have you stored in your heart? - What people have been important to you - and why? - What are some experiences or events that you will never forget? - What happy or sad memories do you have? - What secrets do you keep in your heart? - What things or objects are important to you - for example, a tree in your backyard or a stuffed animal, etc.? - What's at the center of your heart - you might want to place the most important people, memories, and experiences in the center? - Do different colors represent different emotions, events, and relationships? 4. Try not to just write one word (pets, nature, etc.) but instead use very specific words. Later when you write from your heart map it will help remind you of exactly what you want to say. 5. After writing time today, on so you can continue working on this next writing workshop time. 6. When you are finished and your heart map is complete, on the to submit your work. **this Heart Map will live in your Writing Folder on for us to access at any time when we might be at a loss on what to write about**

3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, Writing
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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