The Queen of Composition is please to offer this Writing Activity...
This writing activity can be used as a stand-alone activity, or as an extension writing activity to complement the study of a piece of literature. By delving into the definition of a word/concept, students explore a word’s denotation and connotation. This activity helps students make connections to literature, history, and personal experience. The activity also helps them think symbolically and
This resource includes a graphic organizer, a sample organizer filled out, and a sample piece of composition created using this graphic organizer. Also included are ideas for pairing this activity with selected novels and short stories, such as To Kill a Mockingbird, The Crucible, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Of Mice and Men, and more.