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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 137 Views 185 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 35 Views 71 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 116 Views 219 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
Said Is Dead
Students revise writing to improve organization and word choice. They check for logic, order of ideas and precision of vocabulary. Students list different verbs for the word "said." They write dialogue in which the speakers tell a story through conversation.
3rd - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Dialogue Tags/ Synonyms for Said
Sixth graders analyze dialogue tags. In this synonyms lesson students work in groups analyzing a personal narrative. They enter the words onto a classroom chart as well as their notes or journal. The students replace tags with more descriptive choices from the word bank.
6th Language Arts 6 Views 11 Downloads
Word Choice in Writing
Sixth graders explore language arts by writing dialogue. In this vocabulary choice lesson, 6th graders identify synonyms and the importance of using a thesaurus while writing dialogue in their own original work. Students revise and edit their writing based on notes given to them from a peer.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 16 Downloads
This Is Your Life
Students write dialogue about an important life event. They present their story to class and describe how this event helped in their development. Students explain different stages of human development as it pertains to their own life.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 23 Downloads
Write On: Lesson 15
Sixth graders discuss how seeing a situation or story from different points of view can change how you see things around you. In This language arts activity, 6th graders punctuate dialogue and practice becoming better speakers. A game of Human Bingo is played.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
First graders complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book George Shrinks. In this reading lesson plan, 1st graders complete journal entries, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Write Some Dialogue
Students write dialogue. In this character development lesson students use direct or indirect speech to include a confrontation between two characters in their story. Students portray the emotions of the characters in addition to what they are saying.
4th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 82 Downloads
Salinger and the Vocabulary of the Vernacular
Writers explore vocabulary and expressions used in the English language. They use visual word maps to become aware of the different uses of words which will allow them to more readily interpret texts. Then they listen to/read excerpts from The Catcher in the Rye and analyze slang terminology.
5th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 125 Downloads
Review literary analysis techniques with this reading lesson about folktale writing. Middle schoolers read different folktales from many authors, and write their own folktales to share with the class. They identify the plot, morals and characters in their story.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
"Lawd! Lawd! Lawd!"
From British accents to Texan drawls, a character's dialect can be an important part of the reading experience. A Six-Trait writing activity guides learners through the analysis of a character's dialect (Daniel Keyes's Flowers for Algernon, which could be part of your unit or not), and then they work on their own dialogue sentences.
7th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 56 Downloads