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a bulletin board with pictures and words on it that say playful personalization in different languages
Fun with personification in my fourth grade classroom today! I read the children's book, The Little Red Pen, which is filled with examples of personification, and then the students wrote their own sentences bringing an object to life. They loved it!
a blackboard with writing written on it next to a blue folder and some papers
Scaffolding Writing Instruction: Why I Use Sentence Frames
When it comes to scaffolding writing, using sentence frames helps all students. Ideal for the middle school and high school English classroom, using sentence frames helps build student confidence. #teachingwriting #highschoolwritinglesson #highschoolwritinginstruction #teachingmiddleschoolwriting #writinglessonideas
the three ways to create character plays in an interactive text book, which includes questions about characters and how they interact with each other
3 Ways to Create Character Flaws By Janice Hardy, @Ianice.Hardy I. Give them fears: What are they af
snowball writing poster with instructions for students to use
Descriptive Writing Activity - Snowball Writing Collaborative Imagery Writing
Snowball Descriptive Writing!
an image of some lines that are in different colors and sizes, with the text below it
Body Language Reference Sheet
Body Language Reference Sheet - Writers Write- A form of language that is rarely taught outright, and could be helpful for kids who have difficulty with social cues.
an image of a table with the names and numbers for different types of items in it
Character Traits Meme by pichu4850 on DeviantArt
Character Traits Meme -- You may: Print this out. Repeat this as many times as you wish. Add on your own characteristics. Add on more character slots.
a lion with the quote watch out for people who are always bragging about who they are
Hmm yep I know a couple in particular. They TRY to conceal their "narcissistic" personality but I can see right through it. Not fooled one bit! It's all about them and they are beyond desperate for attention. Sadly there are people that fall for and are blinded by it.
the master list of facial expression descriptions for men's hair and beards, with an image of a man in white tank top
Facial Expressions List
MASTER LIST of Facial Expressions for Writers! (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post10169134&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)
the 9 reasons you need to read characters to start a book
20 Characters You Need to Start A Novel
9 Surprising Reasons You Need 20 Characters to Start a Book If you think you have nothing to write about in your novel’s first chapter, think again: you have 20 people to introduce, and fast! Harry Potter and The Hunger Games each introduce 19 characters in their first chapter, and Twilight introduces a whopping 24.