Use these elaboration prompts for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, or a Holidays Around the World unit to teach your students to add a variety of specific details in their writing. This activity is perfect for a center rotation in your writing workshop and can also be used as a whole class lesson.
Each task card provides a topic sentence about a cultural tradition. Students must write in three details that could be used in a paragraph with that topic sentence.
Instructions include these types of details:
• Sensory language (imagery)
• Facts & figures
• Figurative language
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