This week we are hatching chicks in our classroom. Today we stopped and ran to watch two little ones hatch out. This inspired a writing activity for the day. I gave the students the following prompt, "The other day, I gave a shout when an egg cracked open ...". We walked around the room and pretended to find eggs (shouts included). When the students decided what they wanted to "pop out of their eggs" they sat down and wrote about it. Here is one of them.