Showing and Telling: The "Outburst Writing" Activity

Students describe what they have seen after watching their teacher become extremely frustrated and angry. They brainstorm a list of actions they witnessed and discuss the differences between telling and showing in their writing. They rewrite old sentences to incorporate more "showing" words.

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Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Research