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Photographic Memories

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore how photographs can represent a whole story to a viewer. Middle schoolers work on narrative writing techniques in this lesson, focusing on photographs from the New York Times to write first-person descriptive narratives....
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Bird Brilliance!

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore natural resources and search outdoors to find materials to create a bird's nest. In this bird's natural resources lesson, 1st graders listen to a book about birds and reflect on the various things birds use to...
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Describe and Compare: Teacher Edition

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Note: This is the teacher's guide to Pimsleur's French lesson called "Describe & Compare." The guide discusses the lesson's purpose, objectives, and designed learning outcomes. It presents information on each of the activities the...
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Description Quiz

For Students 8th - 9th
Several things are missing in each picture, can you identify the missing objects? There are two descriptions here: one for a landscape, and the other shows a classroom setting. After reading the descriptions of each (in French), your...
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Visualization: Cricket in Times Square

For Teachers 4th
After reading The Cricket in Times Square chapter titled "Caught in the Kitchen," learners list three describing details about the characters and setting. Groups collaborate to find sensory details to support their character assertions....
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Descriptions with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore famous artists of the Spanish-speaking world to practice describing things. The kids will identify the color each picture uses, whether figures are large or small, what the people look like, etc. Then, read The Very Hungry...
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Same Setting, Different Moods: Voice and Word Choice Using Lord of the Flies

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Whether it's dark, delightful, or somber, set the mood with William Golding's Lord of the Flies. High-schoolers practice descriptive writing by creating the appropriate mood for an original scene, starring one of the book's main characters.
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Character Analysis Chart

For Students 3rd - 12th
This versatile graphic organizer could be used alongside any novel, poem, play, or story through which your class in studying character. Class members can get characters straight or describe particular characters in more detail with this...
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The Stuff of Stories: Using Museums to Inspire Student Writing

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Middle schoolers write descriptions, narratives, and dialogues based on objects of art and time periods in a museum. They base several writing assignments on art objects and paintings, including a literal description and an emotional...
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Memoir

For Teachers 6th - 10th
After reading and analyzing two narrative memoirs, middle schoolers engage in a variety of activities, including writing an essay, developing a story map, and creating character charts. They then compare and contrast story maps, and...
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A PLAY ON WORDS

For Teachers 7th - 9th
After making predictions about Janell Cannon's story Verdi, middle schoolers read through the book and make a new list of descriptions, personality traits, etc. They select an animal and write a narrative story about the animal, paying...
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Using the Senses to Write Descriptively

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars write descriptive paragraphs using adjectives based on the use of their five senses. They use sensory impressions to improve their writing.
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Friendly Idea Webs

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students examine methods of creating an idea web. In groups, they create a coding system that represent various categories and then design an idea web about one person in the group by listing words that describe the person. Students...
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Eyes That Talk

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Pupils explore their personal strengths and characteristics and write a short description of themselves. Afterward, they create a dramatic self-portrait with an expression that identifies who they are. Students fill the areas around the...
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Sensory Visualization chart

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this sensory visualization worksheet, students are provided with spaces to record their senses after a teacher has given them a visual prompt.
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Commas in a Series; Making an Advertisement!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Language arts learners practice using commas in a series while designing their own advertisement! This creative assignment calls for learners to create their own visual advertisement describing a product of their choice. Their poster...
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Route 66 Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Route 66 worksheet, students match vocabulary words about Route 66 to their descriptions. Students match 10 vocabulary words.
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Lesson Plan 8: Setting and Mood

For Teachers 6th - 9th
What mood does this story evoke? How are setting and mood linked? Young novelists explore the different emotions brought about by writing, starting by journaling things that inspire their own feelings. Examine the word mood, looking into...
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Describing the Planets

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young Spanish language learners review the names of each planet. Then, in pairs, they work to complete the chart provided. What is the composition of each planet? What is the color? They learn how to describe the planets. 
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Show, Don't Tell: Details to Make Writing Come Alive

For Teachers 6th - 9th
After each of three viewings of a 45-second video, aspiring writers employ vivid adjectives and precise, strong verbs to "show, don't tell." First they compose a single sentence, then three, and finally a five-sentence paragraph. Repeat...
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Describing Words

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice using describing words. In this descriptive word lesson, 1st graders read the story The Wonderful Pigs of Jillian Jiggs and match the pig descriptions to their names. They play a game where they describe an object...
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Advanced Practical Writing - A Letter to your Landlord

For Students 6th - 8th
Looking for a letter writing worksheet? This worksheet provides a practical and realistic activity for your class. Learners write a brief letter to their landlord, who can be either real or imaginary, asking him or her to fix a problem...
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Eating Patterns

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students sort through pictures of food to create patterns as they pertain to geometry. In this geometric patterns instructional activity, students relate to food as concrete objects that represent geometric patterns. Students recognize...
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Using Graphology to Teach Traditional Writing

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Introduce your class to the narrative, descriptive and expository forms of writing. In groups, they discuss the personality of the author while graphing the characteristics after reading different examples from the same writer. To end...