Are you trying to teach your students to write with voice? Look no further! Check out the fun, cute activities in this little packet bursting with voice exercises.
* Voice Anchor Chart
* I Adore, I Loathe Game, Writing, Museum and Bulletin Board Idea - My muffins LOVED this and helped me create the activity! Pictures included on my blog! Self assessment included.
* Find Your Voice!
Things that make you...
happy, sad, silly, goofy, angry, nervous Have students write examples to match each of the emotions listed above.
Things you say when you are...
Have students fill in phrases that they use in daily life: For example, “Oh yeah!” and “Neato, cheetoh!”
Write about what you know best!
Students come up with ideas to use in their writing related to their own interests and experiences.
*Voice Match! Match emotions with writing excerpts.
* Emotions Book - Building an emotional vocabulary!
* Color Chameleon - Writing sentences with colors to show feelings.
* Voice Off! Compare and contrast the voices of two authors.
* Portrait of an Author - Write about what you think an author looks like from clues in the story. Draw a portrait to match!
* You'd Better Believe It! Persuade your classmates with your writing voice. Student assessment included.
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