Sunday, November 13, 2016

Thanksgiving Personification Writing

Do you have a little time before Thanksgiving break, but don't want to start a lengthy writing assignment?  Would you like a fun way to introduce or review figurative language (personification) and writing step-by-step narratives?  Then read this post about my Thanksgiving Personification Writing!


Thanksgiving Personification Writing: Writing from the Food's Perspective.





We start by reading some of our favorite mentor texts to help us collect good descriptive words about Thanksgiving/Fall foods.


Thanksgiving Personification Writing: Writing from the Food's Perspective.



Thanksgiving Personification Writing: Writing from the Food's Perspective.



Thanksgiving Personification Writing: Writing from the Food's Perspective.


Then I show them my example organizer that is already filled in.


Thanksgiving Personification Writing: Writing from the Food's Perspective.



I then provide them with a blank organizer of their own.


Thanksgiving Personification Writing: Writing from the Food's Perspective.

I work with small groups to fill this out and begin writing their paragraphs.


I give the "Wanted Poster" activity to early finishers.


Thanksgiving Personification Writing: Writing from the Food's Perspective.


It's a fun little writing activity that usually takes about a week.

You can pick up a copy by clicking here.

What do you do with your writing block before Thanksgiving?  I'd love to hear about it!


Thanksgiving Personification Writing: Writing from the Food's Perspective.

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