This writing activity is suitable for home or school and is a fun, collaborative activity that students could complete with their families.

Once a location has been selected or set by the teacher, the student goes for a walk and looks for words. They then record these words on a map. Seven or eight words is a good number to collect. The challenge is to then include all these words in a piece of writing and to make the ideas flow.

Younger students could locate objects and draw pictures. They could then create a story orally or write collaboratively with an adult or older sibling.

 

 Check out our video on YouTube that introduces the Word Hunt activity.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLDlyNwHlj8&t=13s

 

 There are 30 other Quick Write ideas in The Writing Book and 31 in The Poetry Book.

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