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Writing Center | Kindergarten and 1st grade Life Cycles

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Writing Center | Kindergarten and 1st grade! This writing center offers resources for studying life cycles! Help your students work independently with these thematic writing centers/writing work station.


This unit is part of the Year Long Bundle!



How to use this writing center:

This resource is intended to be used as an independent writing center. Students love the changing themes. Once you have taught your classroom how to use the writing center, then you will simply swap out the writing center vocabulary cards and the response pages.


This Writing Center Bundle Includes:

  • 8 Life Cycles: Each theme has 6 color vocabulary cards
  • 6 types of writing paper for each month (story, list, labeling, sequencing cards/letter, and writing prompts)
  • “I Can…” charts for each of these types of writing center activities.


Here are the Life Cycles that are included:

  • Apple Life Cycle
  • Pumpkins Life Cycle
  • Spiders Life Cycle
  • Chickens Life Cycle
  • Frogs Life Cycle
  • Beans (Plant) Life Cycle
  • Butterflies Life Cycle
  • Turtles Life Cycle




Q: I had your older writing center set, how do I get a copy of that file.

A: You will find the writing center file from 2016 in this zipped folder.


Q: When will the other months be updated?

A: I will have each month updated 30 days in advance or sooner.


Q: How do you set up this writing center?

A: Each month I rotate the new writing center materials and activities into the writing center. You can see more about how I manage this writing center by clicking:


Q: How do you introduce this writing center at the beginning of the school year?

A: This is actually one of the first centers I introduce my students too. They love the writing center! You can see how first introduce the writing center and how we increase the complexity of the writing center as the year progresses by reading this blog post:


Q: Will this writing center work in my 2nd grade classroom?

A: I have had many 2nd grade teachers tell me that their class uses (and loves) my writing center activities. Since writing is automatically differentiated, this will work well in may different grade levels. I have included numerous paper options, so it will challenge most students not only in kindergarten and 1st grade, but also in 2nd grade.



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