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Binoculars are used as a metaphor for good descriptive writing. Class members first view a small picture and then an enlarged view of the same image in which the details come into focus. Next, learners examine a paragraph lacking sensory details and one rich in description.
8th Language Arts 139 Views 420 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learners explore play writing. In this literacy and technology lesson, students choose a familiar historical event and write a play with the corresponding setting. Learners write text and dialogue, produce sound recordings, and create a podcast using their play.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Develop Events in a Narrative Using Description and Dialogue
Dialogue really brings a story to life and can reveal a lot about its characters, plot, and setting. Explore how this literary technique is used to engage an audience as young writers begin drafting their narrative response to The Story of Dr.
7 mins 3rd - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Colonial Kitchen Dialogue
Sixth graders interpret historical scenes. In this colonial America lesson, 6th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine colonial era scenes and write dialogue to accompany them. Links are provided to Library of Congress primary sources as well as other files and documents.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students explore tough questions in a fishbowl discussion about the economic and social barriers to playing certain sports. They synthesize their knowledge by writing dialogues illustrating some of the barriers some famous athletes might have faced.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 17 Downloads
Language Arts: Conversing with an Object
Students sharpen their creative writing skills by writing dialogues with unfamiliar objects while visiting local museums. They select an object in the museum, such as a painting, and create conversations between the people or animals pictured in it.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Write On: Lesson 13
Sixth graders explore storytelling by writing their own narratives. In this points of view lesson, 6th graders identify the roles of a narrator in a story and the importance of flowing dialogue. Students write their own stories and revise their rough drafts with help from classmates.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Art to Zoo: Kiting Up The Sky: The Vehicles of Understanding
Learners gain perspective on the importance of kites by reading about and discussing how kites have been used throughout history. In this kite exploration lesson, students follow instructions to construct a kite to assist them in learning about the basic principles of flying a kite; lift, weight, thrust, and drag.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 34 Downloads
Lesson Plan 9: Writing Really Good Dialogue
Good dialogue in a narrative moves the story forward, creates tension, and reveals something about the characters and their relationships with one another. The series of exercises included in this resource give writers a chance to practice crafting conversations between their characters.
9th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The American Dream: Gatsby on the Stage
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past..." Use this Great Gatsby novel study lesson to reinforce literary analysis in your class. Working in groups, young readers write a script for a chosen scene from the novel.
8th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 82 Downloads
Take some time to write multiple play scripts about connecting with nature in your class. The first script is entirely collaborative. The class decides on characters and a first line, individuals choose a second line of dialogue and then pass their notebooks around in a circle, adding a line to each script that passes through.
6th - 8th Language Arts 30 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan 11: Beginnings
Every good novel needs a solid beginning! Setting the stage can have your budding authors stumped, so use this instructional activity to get them thinking. After examining the plot rollercoaster image (included) they consider the four places their story could start: beginning, inciting incident, middle, and end.
5th - 9th Language Arts 136 Views 184 Downloads
Lesson Plan 17: Novel, Take 2
It's all about using peer resources in this writing process lesson, which includes a fantastic novel revision worksheet packet. Learners have read a partner's story draft the night before, and groups have a "lightning round of praise" giving compliments about the novel they read.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 34 Views 70 Downloads
Present the class with a slide show that will give them a great head start in writing expository and narrative texts. The information is highlighted for easy note taking, well organized, and presented in a kid-friendly manner. It provides tips and strategies for writing well constructed pieces, vocabulary, lists of similes and metaphors, and grammar practice that focus on writing to interest a reader.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 37 Views 26 Downloads
When do you need quotation marks? Do they go inside of a period or outside? Hone your class's punctuation skills with this four-page practice packet. Page one lists several rules and examples, while the last three pages contain practice opportunities.
7th - 9th Language Arts 115 Views 217 Downloads
Playwriting: Getting Ideas
Tenth graders explore ideas for a short play. Ideas are generated through improvisation, articles, quotes, writing exercises, and current events. As playwrights, 10th graders discover the techniques used to develop complex characters and creative dialogue.
10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads