Intended Occupants

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Here's a lesson you can really build on! Middle schoolers describe the occupants of an imaginary house during a character-building lesson. They create a cast of characters who share living space and provide details about their attitudes, hobbies, and interests.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have individuals draw the house they imagine their occupants occupy
  • Ask the class to describe the inspiration for their occupants' characteristics
Classroom Considerations
  • Ensure you have copies of the activity worksheet and rubric for each student
Pros
  • Connects math and language arts skills
  • The resource focuses on using descriptive language and planning skills
  • Well-written rubric is easy for pupils to follow
Cons
  • None
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