A lesson on using descriptive words and phrases in writing to show the reader what is happening, rather than telling them.
Part 1: Interactive class lesson to make the concept of showing come to life by having students act out scenes.
Part 2: Finding examples in books and see how authors use the concept of "Show, Don't Tell"
Part 3: Interactive class lesson to realize how many ways there are to interpret when someone tells, rather than shows how a character is feeling
Part 4: Students work to individually SHOW a feeling in writing, then the class works to guess each feeling