The first activity is called "He's So Loud." The purpose of this activity is to help the students' build their character development as they write their own narratives. It sounds pretty fun and definitely quick, cheap, and easy to implement in your classroom if you choose.
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The second activity is called "How Many Words?" This activity challenges the students to write sentences based on words from a predetermined list.