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5th Grade - Vivid Writing

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Incorporate vivid and active words into a writing sample. SPI 0501.3.8


Links verified on 9/4/2014


  1. Building Vocabulary: Making Multi genre Glossaries Based on Student Inquiry - students make their own glossaries A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Essays - read these examples and recognize the allusions
    1. Dover Beach - Matthew Arnold
    2. A Grand Compromise - by James P. Pinkerton
    3. "Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]"
    4. I Have A Dream - Martin Luther King, Jr
  3. Exercises for Eliminating Wordiness - [exercise 1] Revise these sentences to state their meaning in fewer words This link includes something for the teacher to print
  4. Exercises for Eliminating Wordiness - [exercise 2] Combine each sentence group into one concise sentence This link includes something for the teacher to print
  5. Exercises for Eliminating Wordiness - [exercise 3] Revise the following passage, avoiding wordiness and undesirable repetition This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. Figurative Language - definitions and examples of several types of figurative language
  7. Figurative Language Baseball - Batter Up! pick the correct figurative term. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  8. Figurative Language Quiz - alliteration, similes and metaphors, personification, connotation and imagery This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. How To Write Clearly - tip sheet on using precise and concise language
  10. Improving Sentence Clarity - Strategies for improving the clarity of your sentences and your papers
  11. Literature-Figurative Language-Part 1 - Read these lines from poems. Identify the meaning you think fits best. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  12. Literal language versus figurative language - lesson plan; students research proverbs and create presentations.
  13. "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" - by Langston Hughes - gain understanding on interpreting author's viewpoint, figurative language, historical perspective, cultural perspective
  14. Powerful Writing: Description in Creating Monster Trading Cards - Students create their own monster trading cards using "powerful," vivid language to describe their creatures A lesson plan can be found at this site
  15. Strategies for Improving Sentence Clarity - suggestions in an article [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  16. Sentence Fragment Exercises - The sentences below appeared in papers written by students. Act as their editor, marking a C if the sentences in the group are all complete and an F if any of the sentences in the group is a fragment. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] This link includes something for the teacher to print
  17. Techniques for Writing: Using Specific Language - Strike a balance between specific and general language. Interactive exercise.
  18. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsTips for More Vivid Writing - article
  19. Using Vivid Adjectives - explore vivid adjectives in a variety of activities including thesaurus use and story development software A lesson plan can be found at this site
  20. Vivid Descriptions and Works of Art - lesson plan A lesson plan can be found at this site
  21. Vivid Verbs - lesson plan - This lesson will encourage students to use more vivid verbs, verbs that give a very clear picture of the action taken place A lesson plan can be found at this site
  22. Vivid Verbs - two page list of vivid verbs to print for your students [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print



A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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