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Perspective Paragraphs

Students generate adjectives used to describe the main character (a pirate) after listening to Mem Fox's Tough Boris. In this adjective lesson, students help the teacher create a cluster/web in which the adjectives contributed by the students surround the word "pirate". The students are encouraged to imagine how Boris (the pirate) might look to the stow-away on the ship, and write a descriptive paragraph from this stow-away's point of view.

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Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
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  • Project

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