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80 resources with the concept descriptive writing

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Tiny by Mandy Coe

For Teachers K - 6th
Introduce magic and imagination into your classroom with a poetry activity. Learners read the poem "Tiny" by Mandy Coe and use their magic tickets to visit any place they can think of! The final result is a poem describing where they...
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The Button Jar

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Button, button, from whence comes the button? Writers select a button, envision the garment, its owner, and the circumstances that led to the button's loss before crafting a monologue from the point of view of the owner.
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Poetry Passport

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Passport photos are notoriously unflattering but here's an activity that encourages youngsters to create a poetic picture of themselves using each category on the passport as a prompt for a poem.
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Guided Reading Activities with Pizzazz

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Get the most out of your guided reading lessons with this collection of literacy materials. Offering a system for using color-coded tags to mark pages while reading books, as well as an assortment of comprehension and grammar worksheets,...
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A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take some time to focus on Christopher Columbus, his three ships, the purpose of his voyage, and the new land he discovered. Pay special attention to the included additional materials, they are the real value in this resource.
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Recipe Formats - Level II

For Teachers All
A recipe, no matter its format, gives ingredients and instructions for a specific food so that the food item tastes the same every time. See Preface Materials:
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Choosing Effective Details

For Students 7th - 8th
In this paragraph revision learning exercise, students rewrite a boring paragraph, adding details and descriptions in order to bring the paragraph alive. Students may use their imagination to provide details, and they may revise and...