Opinion sentence starters- I would create a chart displaying these sentence starters for opinion writing pieces, then refer to these when modeling how to write an opinion piece. Students could use these to start their opinion writing piece.
This site with ways to teach fairy tales gives me an idea. It would be fun to make the theme for this year's summer camp at school Fairy Tales. I think we could work in lots of different activities to still teach curriculum-related materials.
"Fractured Fairy Tales" - classic fairy tales with a twist that kids love. Gifted kids love reading and hearing fractured fairy tales. The twist on the original engages them and is a wonderful tool to get them writing.
Whether it's The Princess and the Rutabaga or Big Blue Riding Hood, invite your students to turn familiar fairy tales upside down and inside out—and to have fun. Grades (EY Fairy Tales Unit could use with Teacher guidance or as a class project)