Sewing School: He Huffed and He Puffed. - Fairy tales and Engineering - Three Little Pigs activity - literature connection. Build "houses" out of different materials and see if "The Big Bad Wolf" hair dryer can blow them down.
Outlaw "I'm Done!" I LOVE this post from Kady at The Teacher Trap. She makes some really good points and includes suggestions for helping kids change their mindsets about rushing through their assignments.