This is a bundle of show-don't-tell worksheets!
This is a steal at $4!
These are perfect for teaching your class how to write with detail and description by avoiding "telling" a story, instead "showing" it with their words.
Included in this bundle:
No Prep Passages:
This worksheet displays two passages, one written by "telling" a story and the other written by "showing" the same story.
There is a completed example for your to model to your students.
There is a second passage for your students to complete independently, or in a small group.
I have provided a sample answer key for you to model to your class after they have completed the assignment.
No Prep Cut and Paste Worksheet:
This worksheet is separated into examples that show a boring "tell," and a detailed "show."
The students' job is to cut and glue examples into either "tell," or "show."
There is an example provided so your students will know exactly what is expected.
I have provided an answer key so you can use it as a key or model when your class has completed the assignment.
No Prep Make Your Writing Exciting Worksheet:
This worksheet list 10 examples of boring/non-detailed "tells."
The students are asked to pick 4 examples and write creative ways to "show" the reader what is being written about.
I have provided an answer key with possible responses. Feel free to use this as a model for when your students finish the assignment.
No Prep Matching Worksheet:
This worksheet lists a boring "tell," next to a detailed "show."
The students job is to find the match for one tell with the detailed show and write the letter (their answer) in the answer column.
I have provided the answer key which you can use to grade finished papers, or use as a model after students complete the assignment.
You have no prep!
No Prep Short Response Worksheet:
This worksheet is set up to model a boring "tell," next to a detailed and descriptive "show."
There are 5 examples for you to model to your students.
There are 6 examples for students to practice with.
I have provided an answer key for you which has some possible responses. You can use these as models when your students have completed the assignment.
No Prep Showing vs. Telling Worksheet:
These worksheets provide examples of boring, non-detailed "tells," followed by blank lines for students to write detailed and descriptive "shows."
I have provided a completed example for you to share with your class.
There are 5 examples for students to complete independently or in a small group.
I have provided an answer key with possible responses. Feel free to use this when modeling possible responses with your class after they complete the assignment.
No Prep Boring to Exciting (2nd version):
This Show-Don't-Tell worksheet is designed for students to generate ways to write by showing an action, rather than just telling it. This worksheet is perfect for any teacher who is teaching his or her students to write with more description. *Please note that the answer key shows some possible answers, other responses may be acceptable! Feel free to edit the "boring statements."
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