Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Style on the Isle - Section 1: Warm Up


This warm up activity is one I use throughout the year.  The kids have fun choosing different styles, and the "word choice" practice is a wonderful way to keep the importance of vocabulary out in front.  I've even done themes where the kids have to focus their "styles" on a few specific characters from a movie or tv show, an event in history, or from the point of view of an object (chair, shoes, food.)  Creativity and vocabulary...a good combination!

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Style on the Isle

Unit 3: Literary Elements from the Island
Lesson 4 of 14

Objective: TSWBAT analyze the novel to determine the author's writing style.

Big Idea: Who cares if you're on a deserted island? Style is something everyone wants!

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English / Language Arts, theme (Writing), imagery, mood, literary device
  60 minutes
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