My Kindergarten Writing Portfolio By Jared W. 2009-2010 All About Me I am special in many ways. First, I like to play my DS. Next, I like to play Legos with my brother. Also I like to play games. Finally, I like to play the Wii. I like being me. Family Fun My family likes to do many things together. One thing we do is play games. Old Maid is my favorite game. Another thing I like to do with my family is go to the park. We like to go to Renold‟s Av. We also like to watch t.v. We like to watch Pokemon. Finally, we listen to the radio. We like to listen to the Angels on the radio. We have fun together. Signs of Fall Many things happen in the fall. First, it gets cool. Next, leaves fall from the trees. Then we rake leaves up. Finally, birds go south. These are signs of fall. A Scary Story One Halloween, I went to explore a haunted house on my block. I was alone and it was dark. When I went inside, I found a miniature house that showed the future. Then I saw cobwebs. They felt yucky. After that, a witch tapped me on the back. She had lightning coming out of her head. I was scared. I ran out and never went back. Turkeys I learned many things about turkeys. First, turkeys have bald heads. They have little hairs. Second, they fly low. They fly a little bit. Third, they are soft. Last, they have a gobbler. The gobbler is red. Turkeys are interesting birds. Good Health Manners You should use good health manners. Using a tissue is one good health manner. One other thing to do is brush your teeth. The last good health manner is to cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough. If you use good health manners, you won‟t get sick. Hanukkah My family celebrates Hanukkah. First we have hot chocolate. Second we eat special food. Last we decorate stuff. Signs of Winter You wear special clothes in the winter. One thing you wear are mittens. They keep your hands warm. Second, you wear boots. They keep your feet warm. You wear warm stocking too. They keep your toes warm. Last, you wear a hat. It keeps your head warm. These are winter clothes. Making a Snowman When it snows in winter you can make a snowman. First, you use three snowballs for the body. Next, you make the snowman‟s face. To make a snowman‟s face, you put 2 eyes out of coal, a carrot nose, and a banana mouth. Then you put stick arms on the snowman. Last, you dress him up. On the snowman, you can put a scarf and hat. Making a snowman is fun. Signs of Spring These are three signs of spring. First there is less rain. Next we get warmer weather in CA. Last butterflies come out of their shelters. These are signs of spring. Save the Earth How do you save the earth? First you should save water. Turn off water when your done using it. Next you can recycle paper. You shouldn„t pollute. Last you can grow plants. You should save plants. This is how you take care of the earth. Caterpillar fuzzy little eating hanging hatching eats & eats & eats Caterpillar Hungry Caterpillars This is a life cycle of a butterfly. First the mother butterfly lays her eggs. Some of the eggs are yellow or white. Next a caterpillar hatches out of its egg. The caterpillar eats & eats. Then the caterpillar makes a chrysalis. The caterpillar changes inside the pupa. Last a butterfly comes out of the chrysalis. The butterfly has different colors. It was fun watching a life cycle of a butterfly. Cats Beat Mice and Other Stories Once upon a time there were 100 cats & 5,000,000 mice. The mice had super powers & the cats had razor sharp claws. They had a war. The mice won. They hurt every cat. At the end of the war the mice got sick. The cats were so angry they yelled “Well get you mice!!!!!” & the mice said, “You won‟t get us!” But the mice were wrong, except for one & his name was Steve. He escaped by going in his Dumper of Doom. The other mice were in the cats‟ dungeon & there were 50 cats guarding the mice. Steve was a boxer & he found the other mice so he punched down one of the bricks & the mice in the back saw the hole so they whispered to every mouse, ”There is a hole,” & they all squeezed in. The cats looked back & there were no mice. The cats had to go look all over again. Finally, the cats found the mice & tried to get them but they got away. So the cats got their Chopper Spiders & put them on the ground. Still the cats lost & gave up. Our school year was fun. First we did projects. We made turkeys, caterpillars, and more. Also, we did homework. We did math for homework. Then, we did P.E. We played bucket ball in P.E. After, we did fun Friday. We watched movies. Last, we had Halloween. We went trick-or-treating at school. I had a good time.