Adding –y and Knowing Why

Have students draw a cartoon featuring Nick Negative and his friend Polly Positive. The cartoons may have one to three panels, each with a speech balloon for both Nick and Polly. Tell students to use negative words ending in –y in Nick's sentences, and positive –y words in Polly's sentences.

Additional words for adding –y: sauce, shine, bounce, droop, hair, juice, wiggle, dust, fuzz.
picnic art

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