Writing Lesson Review
· What are clichés?
· Why are they evil?
1. Earliest Childhood Memory (3, 4, 5, 6)--I share an early memory with the class, and we talk about it.
2. You brainstorm a list of at least five possible early memories.
3. You pair-share with a partner—chat about your ideas, ask each other questions, talk it out….
4. Now you type your earliest memory--one paragraph (ten-ish minutes).
5. Fifteen-ish minutes
When you finish your paragraph, ask yourself these questions, and type a list that answers them:
1. What colors can I add?
2. What textures did I feel?
3. What sounds did I hear?
4. What’s my overall feeling about this memory?
5. Did I learn something from it?
6. Do I like remembering it?
After you write your six answers, go back to your paragraph(s), and add any details you need to, based on your answers.
· Vocabulary Variety
Turn Your Paragraph Into a Poem (Ten minutes)
1. Remember my paragraph?
2. Now look at how I turned it into a poem.
3. Now you do the same! J
· This will be saved in google docs.
· Do you remember how to print?
· Do you remember how to print front/back?
· Do you remember where to print?
· Get your homework worksheet back, and let’s quickly check it.
· It’s punched, so put it in your binder between pages 4 and 5.
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