Creative Writing: White Elephant Project

Creative Writing: White Elephant Project
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14 MB|122 pages
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Final Product: a well-written, highly descriptive exaggeration essay about a "piece of junk" (white elephant) of the student's choice. Students bring their white elephant item to school decorated as a beautiful present.

Length of Project - 2 to 4 weeks

1. Power Point - Introduces Advertising Techniques (10 tricks with examples & quiz)
2. Writing Assignment - White Elephant Explanation (in the ppt & attached)
3. Advertising Techniques Tricks (in the ppt & attached)
4. White Elephant Outline /Pre-Writing Organizer - attached
5. Awesome Adjective handout
6. White Elephant Sales Pitch Rubric - attached or use your own
7. Parent Letter (optional)

Final Product: A beautifully decorated present along with a typed essay

This was by far one of the projects that my students talked about for most of the year. We all had a great time during the final day before the holidays reading, listening, and opening their JUNK!
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