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Journal > Voices from the Middle
by Susan H. Smith and Bethany Hickey
|Grades||5 – 9|
This arcticle helps eighth graders review the power of adjectives. Students eat up this project that promises to deliver the opportunity to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate while giving students the chance to work in cooperative groups. All in all, it's an appetizing way to get kids focused on descriptive writing.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students explore the menu genre by analyzing existing menus from local restaurants. They review adjectives and descriptive writing and then work in groups to create their own custom menus.