Main Idea & Details Game - Students identify the main idea in a group of sentences that are mixed up inside an envelope! For a quick assessment, students record the main idea on a separate sheet of paper. - do with paragraphs for juniors?
Vivid Words Activities: Guess What? A Writing Game Go in a room and secretly describe an object, as descriptively as possible, and then have other students try to guess what was being described. Helps students work on writing vivid sentences- grade
Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt Through Text. Students will identify types of figurative language in children's books. They will also include their own figurative language in a children's story they create.