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48 resources with the concept sensory language

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Apples: A Class Act! (Grades 4–6)

For Students 4th - 6th
Middle schoolers have a bushel of fun as they engage in activities and research core facts about apples. Packed with suggestions for in-class activities and out-of-class research, the colorful 6-page packet is sure to satisfy hungry...
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Comprehension During Independent Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Ideal for a language arts class, literary unit, or independent reading assignment, a set of reading worksheets address a wide array of skills. From poetic elements to nonfiction text features, you can surely find a valuable resource in...
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Look at Us!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Start off your young English language learners with this packet of materials, which covers three weeks of instructions. After completing the unit, kids will have practiced the letters K through Z, read several story books, talked with...
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A Conceit Poem

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young writers needn't be self-involved to craft a conceit. Directions for how to craft this form of extended metaphor, models, and a worksheet are all included in the packet.
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Lesson Plan: The Tour Starts at Noon

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva is a piece that represents characteristics, meanings, and ideals common to those who practice Buddhism in Japan. Learners fully analyze this piece, then take a virtual trip to examine the Buddhist temples...
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Language Arts: Telling a Painting's Story

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use art museum paintings as inspiration for your class's creative writing works. Observing the paintings closely, middle and high schoolers list details and write descriptions. Their completed stories are displayed on bulletin boards...
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What's in the Bag?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Scholars prove their knowledge of adjectives with a instructional activity that challenges them to examine objects and list their attributes according to the five senses. Small groups pass around several bags that hide a mystery object...
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Sensory Language in Owl Moon

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars share a favorite memory then take part in a read-aloud of the story, Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. Learners discuss thoughts and experiences the main characters found memorable. Pupils rummage through copies of the book to locate...
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The Giver and the Importance of Nostalgia

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Narrative writing gains its power from the sensory language writers use to draw readers into their stories. That's the big idea in a lesson that asks readers of The Giver to draft a journal entry about an emotional memory from their...
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Covers by Nikki Giovanni

For Students 1st Standards
Over three days, scholars listen to and read the poem, "Covers" by Nikki Giovanni. Learners complete a graphic organizer by sketching their visualizations from each stanza then discuss their pictures with a peer. Pupils answer...
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Evoking the Senses in a Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Budding poets choose a topic for a sensory-filled poem. Authors describe that topic using detailed language based on the five senses. Then, switch the senses to create a fanciful poem intended to add a touch of fun to the objective. 
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How to Write an Alliteration Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Learners follow five steps to compose an alliteration poem. They choose one consonant and brainstorm as many nouns, verbs, and adjectives they can think of to create rhyming sentences that come together in a poetic fashion. 
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Water/Ways: The Poetry of Science

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Water is the source of life. It appears in poetry in both peaceful and torrential descriptions; it appears in earth science in its liquid, gaseous, and solid states. Combine these interpretations of our planet's most precious and...
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Poetic Devices

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have everything you need to know about the elements of poetry with a nine-page handout. Split into four categories—word sounds, meanings, arrangement, and imagery—budding poets may reference terms, read definitions, descriptions, and...
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Theme Poems: Using the Five Senses

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Introduce shape poems with help from the book Flicker Flash by Joan Bransfield Graham. Pupils discuss and describe what a shape poem is and how it is made prior to drafting an example poem. Once budding poets are ready, pupils compose...
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Nifty Narrative

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Before writing a personal narrative, get organized! Scholars complete a graphic organizer detailing one memory's events, including the feelings they felt and how their five senses were affected. 

Grade 11 ELA Module 4

For Teachers 11th Standards
The intricate craft of narrative writing can make a happy story feel exuberant, or it can make a sad story feel devastating. With 42 extensive lessons that include poignant discussion questions, standards-aligned self-reflections,...
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Poetry Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Third and fourth graders examine the many writing crafts that poets use to convey their message, such as rhythm, imagery, and repetition. By dissecting a poem into stanzas and analyzing the lines in each stanza, young poets are able to...
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Tuck Everlasting: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification in Imagery

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Poetic language is abundant in Natalie Babbitt's beautiful novel, Tuck Everlasting. Learners note the examples of similes, metaphors, and personification they find as they read, and illustrate how the language creates a sensory...
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The Old Man and the Sea: Narrative Essay

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Finish a unit on Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea with a narrative essay. Based on Santiago's harrowing adventures, the essay prompts readers to think about a time when they were faced with a challenge, overcame a disability,...
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The Old Man and the Sea: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do you imagine when you think of the sea? Put on some ocean sounds, close your eyes, and listen to a guided meditation based on the imagery from The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway. After class members listen to the...
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My Favorite Room

For Students 1st - 2nd
What room do you like best and why? Ask your learners to tap into their senses to describe their favorite room and why is it so appealing to them.
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My Antonia: Prereading Guided Imagery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What makes a place safe? What makes a setting effective? Explore the safe spaces and descriptive language with a prereading activity for Willa Cather's My Antonia. The teacher describes his or her own safe space and then prompts pupils...
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The Sound of…Poetry!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Scritch, scratch, scritch. It's the sound of pupils writing poetry! Focus on sensory language and onomatopoeia with a writing lesson. After listening to some sounds, learners examine a couple of poems that include sound words and then...