This lesson walks students through the first few steps of crafting a personal narrative. Writers will start by going through a process to select an idea to write about, then begin to craft a hook that invites readers into their story.
Knowing how to write an effective persuasive letter is a powerful tool. Students will learn how to advocate for their ideas by planning and drafting a well-supported persuasive letter on an issue of their choice.
Do you want your students to have confident, informative discussions? Build student discourse and writing confidence with these comparison sentence frames! Students will use sentence and paragraph frames to practice comparing two nouns of their choice.
Help show your students' growth with a time capsule. Use the lesson plan Classroom Time Capsule to have students prepare any academic work they want to include in the capsule. They will also add a completed worksheet about their goals for 2020.
Using Adjectives and Verbs to Make Writing Come to Life
Imagery is one of the most important tools in a narrative writer's arsenal. In this lesson, students will will learn to craft vivid scenes by selecting powerful verbs and adjectives, as well as to critique descriptive writing using the same criteria.
Thanksgiving is a great time to focus on family and be thankful for things in our lives. In the worksheet A Poem with Details from Your Thanksgiving, learners will write an abecedarian poem with details from their Thanksgiving break where the first letter