Day 3. Bell Work. Choose one of the following photos, concentrate on any part of it, and describe it using all five senses if possible.. After bell work please take out your SSR book. 10 minutes for writing.
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Choose one of the following photos, concentrate on any part of it, and describe it using all five senses if possible.
After bell work please take out your SSR book
10 minutes for writing
20 minutes for reading
Take a book from the classroom library if you don’t have one with youSlide3
Picture Option 1Slide4
Picture Option 3Slide6
Picture Option 4Slide7
Picture Option 5Slide8
A key concept in good writing = “show don’t tell”
Examples of “telling”:
Tom was mad.
It was a pretty crummy place.
It was a great game.Slide9
We can “show” more effectively by adding to/elaborating upon:
“Good writing makes the reader see” HandoutSlide10
Let’s try this as a group
was a pretty crummy place.
As a class we need to decide what kind of place we’re talking about (house, building, particular locale?)
Each person needs provide one specific detail that will add to this description
Lets build a description together!Slide11
Look back at your bell work from today and yesterday
Find an example where you’re doing a great job of showing – highlight the sentence in yellow
Find an example where you’re telling – revise it!
Let’s share some great examples of showing! Pick a sentence or two!Slide12
Read/take notes on chapter 1 in the
Skip the gray “Try This” boxes – do NOT complete the activities
Notes pages 3-15
Read “Snow Day” on page 27
Read “Facing It” page 28
Let’s use the time that’s left to get started
Two short poems
Use the provided handout for notes
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Day 3 Bell Work Choose one of the following photos concentrate on any part of it and describe it using all five senses if possible After bell work please take out your SSR book 10 minutes for writing ID: 196519 Download Presentation
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