This lesson will assist students in:
This lesson is designed to assist
students in avoiding the "I don't know what to say" dilemma and to assist
reluctant writers by writing about a favorite thing.
This lesson can be incorporated with
many areas of writing you are currently focusing on in the classrooms, such
• Sentence Formation
• Conveying Ideas
Students will choose a topic to write
about and describe the object using all five senses. For those objects that
cannot be described by a particular sense (a teddy bear does not have a
taste, for example), students are asked to either write two entries for a
different sense or use their imagination to describe how they think the
object would taste, smell, or sound.
Begin by asking students to name some of
their favorite things (a favorite toy, a pet, a favorite place). List these
on the board. When ready, have students describe their favorite thing using
the worksheet below.
Students may work individually or in
Observe students' progress. Collect
worksheets at the end of the session.
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