Struggling with getting your students to use "show not tell" in their personal narratives? So was I until I created this fun and engaging product. This resource is perfect for a 1st or 2nd grade classroom!
In this pack I've included:
- a detailed explanation of how I roll out the "show not tell" skill with my young writers
-a detailed explanation of the pages in this resource
-a "show not tell" feelings thesaurus cover page
-6 different "show not tell" feelings thesaurus pages (feelings include: happy, mad, sad, nervous, surprised, scared)
-6 examples of the above "show not tell" feelings for your reference
-a "show not tell" feelings sentences packet cover
-6 different "telling" sentence pages for students to turn into "show not tell" senetences
-6 examples of the above "show not tell" sentences for your reference
Students work together to complete a "Show Not Tell" thesaurus. Once completed, this thesaurus serves as an excellent reference for students to use during Writer's Workshop. The "telling" sentence practice pages allow students to practice this difficult skill before applying it in their own writing.
I hope you enjoy this product and find it useful for your students!
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Show Not Tell Posters