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Age Range: Grade 3 through Grade 5 (Elementary Level)
Duration: 45 minutes
Description: Students will work on an art project or a picture that they will then describe in a paragraph to help with organization.
To understand the writing trait organization.
Objectives: Students will complete an art project.
Students will write a paragraph that corresponds with the art project.
Students will first creat an art project- preferably some type of drawing maybe based on a book they have recently read.
Students will brainstorm different ways of describing their art. You will record this on the board or on chart paper.
Have students write a topic sentence about their art. A suggestion would be I drew an elephant.
Then have the student complete three more sentences about their art. For example, the elephant is big and grey. It is very lonely. It is drinking water in a sandy desert.
Assessment: Collect the papers and make sure the students were able to stay on topic with the main sentence.
Extension: Make a class book.