Writer's Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan


Lesson Focus: Descriptive Language   GLCE:W.PS.05.01


Literature Used: 

Piggins, By: Jane Yolen



Today we are going to read a book called Piggins, By: Jane Yolen. This book is filled with descriptive language.



What is descriptive language? Can you give me some examples of descriptive language? Listen to this story as I read it aloud, and write down the descriptive language that you hear. While I read this story, picture in your mind what I am reading.


Active Involvement: 

Have students in small groups talk about their responses.


Applying the Skill or Strategy: 

Have students go back to apiece of writing and add descriptive language.