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Power of the Image -- Descriptive Writing and Images of Children and the Great Depression
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a journal from the viewpoint of a child during the Great Depression. They view primary source images of children during the Great Depression. The images used are both photographs and cartoons. After viewing these...
The Memory Box: Descriptive Writing
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
A great way to reinforce descriptive writing, this lesson serves as an exploration of adjectives and sensory words. First, pupils describe a family tradition using as many sensory details as they can. Then, they try to draw a scene from...
Develop Events in a Narrative Using Description and Dialogue
7 mins 3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
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...
Strong Descriptive Writing: James and the Giant Peach
4th - 6th
Support your writers! Clear procedures and appropriate support make this a superb resource for elementary writing instruction. Ready your class to compose original descriptive paragraphs inspired by the episode in Roald Dahl's James and...
Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Students use this list...
Writing: Narrative, Expository, Persuasive, and Descriptive
6th - 9th
If you are interested in having a basic framework for teaching expository, narrative, persuasive, and descriptive writing, this resource may help; however, you will have to find information on the different forms of writing to share with...
Same Setting, Different Moods: Voice and Word Choice Using Lord of the Flies
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.
Planning a Response to a Writing Prompt
4 mins 4th CCSS: Designed
In the fourth of seven lessons on responding to a writing prompt, the instructor guides learners through pre-writing organization and using stories to illustrate points in the essay. The thought process behind each text addition is...
Further Improvements of Writing Skills
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Improve writing skills by finding a personal writing style, using descriptive language effectively, and using precise language. Middle schoolers discuss individual style in writing and formal and informal language. They utilize figures...
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