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|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Creative Writing in the Natural World: A Framing
|Grades||4 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- A piece of loose paper, paper to take notes on, and a writing utensil (pen or pencil)
- Literal vs. Figurative Language Guide
- Internet access and the Flip Book Interactive
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Flip Book is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books up to ten pages long. Students and teachers can use the flip book for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating question and answer booklets.
- Scout out a good spot to take students outdoors on the school grounds, a place that preferably has grass or that feels somewhat “natural.” If such an area isn’t available, it is okay to do this activity on constructed spaces such as sidewalks, playgrounds, and even inside the classroom if absolutely necessary, but it’s best done outdoors.
- Prepare the Literal vs. Figurative Language Guide by making it into a transparency or making copies for each student.
- Test out the Flip Book Student Interactive.