Show And Tell
Have you ever saved your money to buy something you really wanted? Elementary schoolers share how they saved their money for things they wanted, and they bring in one or two items that they bought with their personal savings.
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Show, Don't Tell Sentences
The written word has a magical way of evoking the most descriptive images in one's mind. Encourage scholars to write descriptively with a worksheet that challenges young writers to show, not tell, what traits make up a character.
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Settings that Reinforce Characters
A vivid setting can bring a story to life. Challenge your writers to dive into this element as they complete worksheets in preparation for their first draft. This packet starts by giving an example of a description that simply tells who...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Authors Tell Different Stories
The story of Cinderella is a popular one! So much so, there are multiple versions of the story being told around the world. With this collection of activities your young readers receive background information about two versions...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Elaborate By Showing, Not Telling
In this writing worksheet, learners learn to create a vivid picture in the reader's mind with descriptive words. Students read 10 pairs of example sentences-- one telling an event and the other showing it. Learners then write 4 "show...
5th - 6th English Language Arts