Stylistic Aspects of Composition
Young scholars explore verbs. They list and demonstrate verbs. Students discuss words that connote different meanings. They write paragraphs based on their word selection. Young scholars share their paragraphs with the class.
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Wonderful worksheets and activities complementing six sequential lessons are what you'll find in this unit on folklore. Pupils create folktales using literary devices and included story starters, compare and contrast different folklores,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Thinking Syntactically: Using non-print text to faciliate generation of syntax and analysis of tone
Students write with a command of the stylistic aspects of composition. They respond to non-print text. Students demonstrate working knowledge of syntactical choices. They construct sentences using descriptive language. Students analyze...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Better Writing with Microsoft Word
Middle schoolers analyze pieces of writing using the Microsoft Word thesaurus and readability tools. After reading a short non-descriptive paragraph, students rewrite the paragraph using the thesaurus, which will change the readability...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills
I See and I Think (It's A Wonderful World)
Students analyze song lyrics (by listening to the song) to pick-out descriptive vocabulary. They use this descriptive vocabulary to create a drawing of the images they "see" in the song. They compare their drawings to find similarities...
3rd - 11th English Language Arts