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Engaging lesson and activity, with a Winter Theme, to teach how to write more descriptive sentences using Who, What, When, Where, Why and How.
In this COMPLETE LESSON PLAN, watch the the scene grow details as the sentence grows.
This lesson is a simple step-by-step progression to writing a descriptive sentence that addresses Who, What, When, Where, Why and How.
It allows students to practice adding detail to their writing without fear of going overboard, or going off topic.
Descriptive writing allows the reader to gain a closer view of characters, scenes, or objects by providing detailed and vivid descriptions.
This type of practice/lesson helps students achieve the ability to capture a reader’s attention and make the reader feel as if they are part of the story,
Complete Lesson/PowerPoint (25 individual slides)
PLUS Printable Activity (Build-a-Sentence Cards) featuring 2 pages of cards for each: Who, What, When, Where, Why, & How
Suggestions for Use AND COLOR or BLACK & WHITE options.
Whole group, small group, or center activity
Animated Presentation Slides 6-17
(Each click of the mouse activates animation)
Alternative Sentences Slides 18-20
Build Your Own Sentences Slide 23-28
Build a Sentence Cards Slide 29-37
Sample Sentences Slide 38-39
It can be a challenge to get your students to write more descriptive sentences. This fun stretch-a-sentence activity for 1st-3rd graders. Play this animated PowerPoint and watch the picture grow as details are added. This product is not only a complete lesson plan, but also build a sentence card game for students. Common Core.