Lesson Plan Title : Interjections
Age Range: Grade 6 through grade 8 (Middle School Level)
Overview and Purpose : This art activity encourages students to creatively express the meaning and feelings behind certain words that are used as interjections.
Objective: The student will be able to create a poster showing the feeling intended behind a specific interjection word.
Discuss with students why interjection words are used in writing. Talk about some of the words and the feelings they are intended to convey. Have the students choose a word and create a poster showing the emotion the word is supposed create. The students can share their posters with the class.
This assignment could also be done using a Power Point program. Students could work alone or together to create slides using graphics and animation. More advanced students could create a story that showcases an interjection by using two or three slides.