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.


Blank paper

Markers/crayons/colored pencils


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.