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Use frequently occurring adjectives

 
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An Introduction to the Bubble Map

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing Thinking Maps
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing Thinking Maps
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will learn that a bubble map is always used to describe a noun. They will learn how to use this map with content they can already describe - themselves.

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andrew bubble
   

Pictures In My Mind: Using Adjectives to Create Vivid Imagery, Day 1 of 2

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar and Language Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar and Language Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are going to use our senses and use adjectives to describe different foods.

 
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picture
   

Big, Bigger, Biggest

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Language and Foundational skills
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Language and Foundational skills
Mariana Robles
Riverside, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Now they can compare, exagerate and describe better and betterer and betterer.

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big bigger image
   

Writing Our Story Using a Flow Map

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing About Elephants
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing About Elephants
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We aren't shying away from the challenge of creating a well structured piece of nonfiction by turning our notes into sentences that make sense and support a main idea.

 
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elephant 7
   

Pictures In My Mind: Using Adjectives to Create Vivid Imagery, Day 2 of 2

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar and Language Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar and Language Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Using adjectives helps our writing become more engaging and interesting to read. It's like adding vibrant color to the evening sky!

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cotton candy sky
   

Writing Our Sloppy Copies and Peer Editing - Day 4 Honeybees

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Expository Writing About Honeybees
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Expository Writing About Honeybees
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You mean I have to write my story again, have someone check to make sure it's right, and fix my mistakes?

 
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honeybees day 4
   

Awe-inspiring, Extraordinary, Erudite kids

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Language and Foundational skills
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Language and Foundational skills
Mariana Robles
Riverside, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We need to turn our children into sophisticated speakers and writers to start them on the way to college and career readiness. I start with an adjective or two.

 
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adjectives image
   

Writing Our Sloppy Copies and Peer Editing

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Author's Craft and Expository Writing on Crabs
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Author's Craft and Expository Writing on Crabs
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students transfer their writing from their flow map and then help a partner to reread for meaning and check for mistakes

 
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crab5
   

Writing Our Sloppy Copies and Peer Editing

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Author's Craft and Expository Writing on Sharks
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Author's Craft and Expository Writing on Sharks
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Writing our sloppy copies is easy. The checking of a peer's work and offering feedback is still a work in progress.

 
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shark 6
   

Writing Our Sloppy Copies and Peer Editing

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing About Elephants
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Expository Writing About Elephants
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Our stories begin to take shape on our writing paper, and we get to help each other edit our work.

 
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elephant 8
Common Core ELA
 
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