Strong verbs can make or break a piece of writing. Students don't just need to be able to identify strong verbs; they need to understand why writers use strong verbs and how to use strong verbs in their writing. Students should be exposed to well-written literature that acts as a model for their writing.
This mini-lesson introduces students to strong verbs. It includes a presentation to cover strong verbs, a student reference notes handout, two practice tasks, an application task for literature, and an application task to improve student writing.
-Step by step presentation for strong verbs
-Student reference cloze notes
-Student practice tasks
-Student application tasks for literature and writing
-Answer keys for practice tasks