Free! Figurative language anchor word wall cards. Hyperbole, personification, alliteration, metaphor, simile, idioms, & more. For a quick, spontaneous ELA writing activity, I like to attach a few of these to the white board, give the students post-its, an instruct them to write an example of each and stick it on the board near the corresponding poster. If time permits, after every student has at least one on the board, they go get a random one and evaluate it.
Are you teaching students to identify the four types of sentences? Check out this blog post. It contains multiple activities that you can use in your upper elementary classroom! Check out the types of sentences anchor chart and download the FREE worksheet and interactive notebook foldable!
Center Jar Common Core Writing Prompts for the 4 Types of Writing- Upper Grades
Common Core Writing Prompts for the 4 Types of Writing (expository, narrative, persuasive, and descriptive). Includes anchor chart for each writing type, common core writing standards for grades 3-5, editing checklist, writing prompts, label and directions for your jar, writing paper templates!
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