Helping students find their voice in writing can be one of the most difficult things to teach! These 28 task cards are designed to give students concrete ways to bring out their unique voice by...
--providing a situation to include feelings and clues to those feelings
--writing scenes with vivid verbs and sensory language
--using dialogue to convey specific feelings
--thinking about purpose and audience
There are many ways you can use these task cards in your
- teaching or reteaching small groups
- as a warm-up before a writing lesson
- in literacy centers
- tutoring individual students
- as an pre- or post-assessment
Can be printed in grayscale or in color. Many teachers choose to laminate them for long-term use.
You can also find these related writing task cards in my store:
Sentence Fluency Task Cards
Word Choice Task Cards
Ideas Task Cards and Minilessons BUNDLE
These Voice task cards are aligned with several Common Core Language Standards for Grades 2-4:
L.2.1e. Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them
depending on what is to be modified
L.2.5b. Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs and closely related adjectives.
L.3.3a. Choose words and phrases for effect.
L.3.5c. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that
describe states of mind or degrees of certainty.
L.4.3a. Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.
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