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  • Nicole Sinke

    Great lesson to help students see examples of "show not tell" details so that they can apply them in their own writing.

  • Heather Davis

    Show, Don't Tell Writing Lesson Ideas - Smartboard lesson included

  • NarragansettNo.7

    Show don't tell activity to help kids become better writers

  • Jessica Steffel

    Recognize emotion in a story

  • Holly O'Connell

    "show" don't tell the emotion you are writing about. Hold up emotion cards when listening to a read aloud that gives an example of that emotion

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