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By Marcia Miller, Martin Lee

Aid scholars achieve writing self assurance with this complete choice of effortless, super-engaging classes that invite them to explain a dream, write a secret tale, create a film overview, compose a company letter, and such a lot of extra! every thing you wish is the following: whole how-to's, speedy mini-lessons, pre-writing image organizers, and reproducible overview kinds. a good way to organize childrens to polish at the standardized exams! to be used with Grades 3-6.

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Allow students to retell riddles or jokes they know, revising them with their own twists. Suggest that students condense the plots of books, films, or TV shows to recast them as riddles or jokes. Help students by explaining puns, spoonerisms, and Tom Swift-ies. A pun is a riddle or joke based on word play. For example, it would be a pun to call a tiny scratch a short cut. ) A spoonerism is the switching of normal sounds in words to form a silly new phrase. For example, did you ever ride a well-boiled icicle?!

Point out that one reason to give information is to explain the problem, provide details about it, and offer a solution. Such writing requires facts and/or examples. Read an excerpt from a story in which a character faces a problem. Have students identify the problem and propose possible solutions to it. Discuss questions like these: What factors make a problem hard to describe? Hard to solve? Have you ever faced a problem that you had to solve on your own? How can you judge whether a solution might work before you actually try it?

Discuss questions like these: Why do people like to tell and hear scary stories? What makes a story scary? How can you use words to create frightening feelings? Duplicate and distribute the scare guide on page 37. Discuss how students can use it to collect narrative details for their stories, such as scary sounds, scary sights, scary scenes, and scary words to enhance their tales. Students might work in groups to collaborate on scary stories. They can brainstorm together to create characters, settings, and situations that fill the spine-chilling bill.

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