Thursday, September 13, 2012

Descriptive Attributes

In first grade, we are learning about descriptive attributes. I modeled how to write a thesis statement and then wrote a paragraph, describing a student in the class. Then, the children had to guess who it was. 

This is my example. My paragraph begins with a thesis statement. We underlined the descriptive attributes. We have been discussing descriptive attributes all week. Before I wrote the last sentence, the children guessed who I was writing about. They got the answer right!

Here are some of their examples.

This was a fun activity that also helped to strengthen their sentence writing ability. We are working hard on improving our conventions. 

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  1. WOW! What wonderful writing AND handwriting!! Love this lesson!
    Rowdy in Room 300

  2. your firsties are amazing little writers! Great lesson idea.

  3. Thanks, everyone! I wish I could draw so well!

    Ѽ Lori
    Teaching With Love and Laughter

  4. Super creative idea that I'm sure my kids will love! Thank you!


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