This document includes 2 full lesson plans and worksheets focusing on Persuasive writing word choice using the books "I Wanna Iguana" and "I Wanna New Room".
Designed for Grade 2 but could be used for Grade 3 as well.
Lesson Goal: Students will understand the value of power words in persuasive texts.
1.6 extend understanding of texts by connecting the ideas in them to their own knowledge and experience, to other familiar texts, and to the world around them
2.4 identify some simple elements of style, including voice, word choice, and different types of sentences, and explain how they help readers understand texts
Use of adjectives in persuasive writing and media.
Powerful Words Practice- Your task is to replace the underlined words in the three sentences by using more powerful words that are convincing. (One worksheet for each book)
Powerful Words Search and Find - Identify Big Idea, Identify power words, select one sentence from text to change (One worksheet for each book)
Power Words Chart - Sort the following word list into categories of “good feeling”, “bad feeling” or “neither good nor bad feeling”.