A Hurricane Blowing In
Students explore the writing traits of word choice and sentence fluency. In this 6 traits of writing lesson plan, students listen to and discuss the writing style of The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. Students paint a picture with words in order to describe the scene so that it sounds as though it is a description of an event by a friend. Writers will carefully select appropriate words to make the reader feel as though they are a part of the scene.