Reflection: Complex Tasks Connect To the World and Don't use 'Slug'gish Words - Section 5: Apply What You've Learned


When I planned this lesson, I added some figurative language that I thought would be familiar to the students.  I read the phrases aloud to them, but the students had a hard time explaining the meanings.

I gave some examples multiple examples about how to use these phrases and personify the slug and then the students were able to use them in a limited way.  Here's an example of one student artifact . We'll do more lessons with figurative language in the future so students can comprehend it better and use it in different ways.

  Complex Tasks: The figurative language was harder than I thought to teach
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Connect To the World and Don't use 'Slug'gish Words

Unit 4: Connecting with Key Details and Theme
Lesson 3 of 11

Objective: SWBAT connect to ideas in a story and acknowledge the character's point of view.

Big Idea: Use voice to show a character's point of view!

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English / Language Arts, Special Education, Reading, Literature, theme (Reading Comp), Fictional Literature, figurative language, point of view, 2nd Grade, Connecting, key details, plot
  55 minutes
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