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Johnny Appleseed Writing Center

Get your students excited about writing with the Johnny Appleseed Writing Center! With 26 writing paper options and engaging activities that cater to different skill levels and interests, your students will be inspired to write about Johnny Appleseed. These writing activities are perfect for teachers looking to promote independent writing at the beginning of the school year.

$4.25

Looking to make your Johnny Appleseed unit more engaging? The Johnny Appleseed writing center is here to help! This writing center provides a variety of activities that will assist your students in transforming Johnny Appleseed facts into new writing pieces. With 26 writing paper options and additional resources such as vocabulary word cards, picture cards, and posters, your students will not only have fun writing about Johnny Appleseed, but will also improve their writing abilities.

Why Should I Use The Johnny Appleseed Writing Center?

Offering a variety of choices at your writing center can make independent writing more enjoyable for your students. The Johnny Appleseed writing center is specifically designed to cater to different skill levels and interests, providing multiple writing activities that your students can choose from. With 26 different types of writing paper, your students will have plenty of options at your writing stations. Whether they are just beginning to write words or are already writing paragraphs, this writing center has something for everyone.

Johnny Appleseed Writing Center

How Will The Johnny Appleseed Writing Center Help My Students?

Selecting appropriate writing center activities can be a challenge, given that students have varying levels of skills and interests. This is particularly true for writing stations where differentiation can be difficult. It’s essential to provide activities that cater to students at different levels of writing skills, from beginning writers to those who can write sentences and paragraphs confidently. The Johnny Appleseed writing center is designed to meet the diverse learning needs of your students as they learn to write independently, whether it’s simple words, sentences or paragraphs.

26 Different Types Of Writing Activities

Johnny Appleseed Writing Activities
  • Johnny Appleseed Vocabulary Word Cards
  • Johnny Appleseed Paper Bag Puppet
  • Johnny Appleseed Vocabulary Picture Cards
  • Johnny Appleseed Vocabulary Picture Poster
  • Johnny Appleseed Vocabulary Word Mini-book
  • Johnny Appleseed Vocabulary Word Spinner
  • “Draw and write” with space for 3 different vocabulary words and pictures
  • “Draw and write” with space for 9 different vocabulary words and pictures
  • “Draw and write” with space for a large picture and writing space for sentences or a paragraph
  • “Write what you like” with space for a large picture and writing space for sentences or a paragraph
  • “Spin and write” with space for 3 different vocabulary words and pictures
  • “Spin and write” with space for a large picture and vocabulary sentences
Johnny Appleseed writing activities
Johnny Appleseed writing activities
  • “Write what you see” with space for 3 different vocabulary words and pictures
  • “Write what you see” with space for a large picture and writing space for sentences or a paragraph
  • “Write what you like” with space for 3 different vocabulary words and pictures
  • Letter writing page
  • List making page
  • “Find, Color, Write” – 3 different pages with 3 vocabulary terms to search for and write
  • Johnny Appleseed Vocabulary Word Recording Sheet – For use with digital resources.
  • Johnny Appleseed Vocabulary Sentences Recording Sheet – For use with digital resources.

Would You Like A Digital Writing Activity?

With this Johnny Appleseed writing center, you have several options for digital writing activities on Google Slides, Boom Learning or Seesaw.

Seesaw Digital Resources
Boom Cards Resources

The digital writing center activities can be used as a stand-alone activity with engaging colorful slides for your students to move images and write the words and sentences. This allows for even more writing options and engagement for students.

Note: Seesaw users can move an actual magnifying glass to find the hidden word on the page!

johnny appleseed seesaw activity

Would you like to have your students practice paper and pencil writing tasks along with a digital activity? The vocabulary digital resources were created for your students to read the words and sentences from their devices and write them on the included writing pages.

Writing Ideas To Use At Your Independent Literacy Centers

Make the paper bag puppet with the Johnny Appleseed image and laminate the word cards. Your students will take a card, write it on their recording forms and feed it to  hungry Johnny Appleseed!

If you use writing folders, add the vocabulary poster and the writing pages to your student’s writing center folders. Perfect for a grab-and-go-writing center.

Add the vocabulary word spinners to your writing center. Students spin a paperclip to decide which Johnny Appleseed word to write about.

Students use vocabulary cards to help them spell words and come up with new sentences.

Use both digital and print writing activities! Students read the Johnny Appleseed words and sentences on their devices and record them on the form. This also helps your ELL learners!

Along with the differentiation and the writing choices in this Johnny Appleseed writing center, your students will enjoy the engaging Johnny Appleseed writing activities. Instead of having the pressure of coming up with something to write about, the helpful vocabulary cards and posters will help spark their imagination. And since these activities are so interactive, you will find that they have plenty to keep their attention while they’re at your independent writing center.

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Get your students excited about writing with our Johnny Appleseed writing center! Provide them with a fun and engaging way to practice their writing skills by purchasing this writing center today.

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"The activities are fun, interactive, and align perfectly with the curriculum standards. I love how easy it is to incorporate them into my lesson plans, and my students have improved their spelling skills significantly since we started using these activities."