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Going Beyond Adjectives: Using Tom Sawyer for Descriptive Writing

Students explore descriptive language using parts of the novel Tom Sawyer. In this descriptive writing lesson, students read passages from Tom Sawyer, identifying the descriptive language. Students then write a friendly letter to a person of their choice, modeling the descriptive language in Tom Sawyer.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
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