Show, Don't Tell: Details to Make Writing Come Alive

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After each of three viewings of a 45-second video, aspiring writers employ vivid adjectives and precise, strong verbs to "show, don't tell." First they compose a single sentence, then three, and finally a five-sentence paragraph. Repeat with a slightly enhanced version of the first video. Follows "I do, We do, You do" format. Use the high-interest videos attached or substitute others of your choice.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Technology
Video
Year
2010
Usage Permissions
Fine Print