Do you find that your students lack descriptive language in their writing? Is your classroom filled with visual learners? Do you seek a fun way of fulfilling the Common Core requirements for writing? If you answered yes to these questions, then this is the right product for you.
"Descriptive Writing Using Art" is an interactive and enticing way to introduce, or re-teach, the concept of descriptive language in writing. During these lessons, students will practice the skill of describing by analyzing and interpreting pieces of art. Students will then apply their descriptive skills when they create writing masterpieces inspired by famous paintings.
This product includes:
-A comprehensive lesson plan, that gives an overview of the lesson and guides instruction.
-An eye-catching PowerPoint presentation, complete with teacher notes, to help introduce the lessons.
-A letter writing assessment, where students "become" the characters from famous pieces of art, and write creative letters to the viewers.
-A short-story assessment, where students bring famous paintings to life through descriptive language.
All documents are saved in PDF and Word, allowing optimum color and formatting, to meet the needs of each classroom.
This product has been very successful in every classroom that has given it a try! Let the creativity soar!!