Animated Powerpoint presentation designed to answer the essential question, “How do I add detail to my writing?” Students will be actively engaged in identifying what constitutes good writing, finding alternative descriptive words, and finally, writing a descriptive essay. Presentation includes Activating Strategies, SMARTboard Activities, Art Component, Sentence Frames, (to encourage content specific vocabulary usage) Sample Writings, Rubrics, Teacher Notes/Suggestions, Sample Timeframe, Associated Materials, Additional Resources and the ability to tailor to your needs.
Slides 1-7: Introduction, Activating Strategy, SMARTboard Activity, Sentence Frames, and Student Writing Rubric.
Slides 8-18: Be the Teacher (poor, moderate, and exemplary examples), Sentence Frames, and discussion. Slides 10, 11, 15, 18 have sample teacher responses.
Slides 19-22: Review, SMARTboard Activity, What Good Writers Do, Create a Poster, and Poster Rubric. Slide 21 contains a downloadable rubric.
Slides 23-36: Activating Strategy (Picture This), ‘Angry Words’ (Animated slides), and SMARTboard Activity. Slides 22-25 have sample teacher responses and optional activities.
Slides 37-39: SMARTboard Activity, Thesaurus Introduction, and Thesaurus Activity/Race. Slide 39 contains a downloadable activity sheet.
Slides 40-44: Practice What You’ve Learned and Complete the Story. Slide 40 contains a downloadable activity sheet.
Slides 44-45: Assessment and Sample.
Slides 46: Suggested Timeframe
Slides 47-50: Topics and Associated Materials
Slides 51: Additional Resources
Slides 52: Bibliography
Total of 52 slides
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Preview slides are not animated.