A lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on factual description.

After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:

Recall descriptive vocabulary for a descriptive writer.
Describe nouns using sensory language.
Spot the features of a descriptive paragraph.
Compose a short descriptive piece using language referred by the descriptive toolkit.

This Resource Includes:

Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes
Vocabulary Overview - Factual, Description
Flipped Lesson Part - Video - Factual Description
Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Pogo on Logo
Success Criteria - Factual Description Checklist
Collaborative Group Tasks – Pair-Share, Think-Write, Write-Share
Scaffolder Notes - Factual Format, Descriptive Toolkit
Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Online Quizzes
Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics
Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - Writing Task by Outcome
Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Video Prompt
Plenary to Assess Learning Outcomes - PEEL Technique
Home Learning for Reinforcement – 5 Task Cards
Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.3abcde
Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive
Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adverbs, Verbs, Adjectives

Teachers can use this resource to teach the students to do factual description, thereby helping them to enhance their writing skills.

Here are some other possible uses for these in your classroom:

To challenge early finishers
For effective tutoring
As ESL stations and sub tubs
As holiday work and homework
For small group collaborations
For an end of unit assessments
For reinforcement and enrichment

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Created: Sep 14, 2018

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

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