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Show-Me Sentences

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Show-Me Sentences

Grades 6 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time 50 minutes (or a series of minilessons)
Lesson Author

Lawrence Baines, Ph.D.

Normal, Oklahoma

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Make a Splash! Using Dramatic Experience to “Explode the Moment”

Students will have a blast as they use descriptive language to write about an “explosive” and dramatic moment in their lives.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

More than One Way to Create Vivid Verbs

This lesson teaches students how to use old verbs in a new way, thus creating new and fresh descriptive phrases.

 

Grades   6 – 10  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Making the Cut: Revising Memoirs by Detecting Clutter and Confusion

Students improve a slide show by removing pictures. Their reasons for cutting pictures are translated into revision guidelines for cutting unnecessary words and sections from their rough drafts.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Going Bohemian: How to Teach Writing Like You Mean It

This resource offers unconventional strategies to guide students through some of the more difficult tasks in learning to write.

 

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