Elaboration Mini-Lesson - Use these slides in an elaboration mini-lesson to show students the difference between a story that lists events and a really good story that goes into details and has elaboration. I’ve found that sometimes students need an example of what it looks like to fix something that was done wrong rather than always being shown only the right way to do it. This is especially true when they are considering revision of their own writing. These can be used as a reminder before students begin writing, or even just before the revision step of the writing process on a story or essay that they think is already finished. The last slide is a graphic organizer is which can be printed and given to students for analysis and elaboration on their own writing. Reuse this before or during any writing assignment!
Elaboration and Adjective Resources:
-Elaboration Writing Activity with Group Brainstorming
-Word Choice Writing Practice: Elaboration and Adjectives
-Overused Words Posters and Graphic Organizer
Other Great Writing Resources:
-Tone and Mood Mad Libs
-Writing Process Posters Bundle
-Editing Marks: Posters, Notes, Quizzes
-Persuasive Writing: Audience Writing Assignment
-Snow: Imagery Writing Assignment
-Writing Game Bundle
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