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show not tell writing prompts - FREEBIE. LOVE these prompts. Sometimes it is so hard to explain the difference. These prompts force students to use descriptors to "show" because certain words are not allowed to be used. It is kind of like playing taboo, but with writing :)
Use the following words in a ten-minute free write: 1. BENCH, 2.GRIPPED, and 3. WOODEN or GREEN. **Standards: L5, W3, W10 (distinguishes among connotations such as giggle/snicker/guffaw, uses precise words/phrases, writes routinely within time frames) ** Lesson link: pinterest.com/... (Photo source link below)
Spark up your students writing and inspire them to write using real life photographs. There are 30 photographs on separate pages with lined spaces...