Are your students struggling to elaborate in their writing? This is just 1 of 7 lessons on elaboration.
Included is a list of picture books I used to teach this concept. My 5th graders loved this collaborative activity. It REALLY helped with state testing!
The other 6 lessons coming soon! Follow me to receive an update when they are posted.
My Dog Is As Smelly As Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits
by Hanoch Piven
My Mouth Is a Volcano!
by Julia Cook and Carrie Hartman
Quick As a Cricket (Child's Play Library)
by Audrey Wood and Don Wood
Crazy Like a Fox: A Simile Story
by Loreen Leedy
Skin Like Milk, Hair of Silk: What Are Similes and Metaphors?
by Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable