Writer's Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan
Lesson Focus: Descriptive Language GLCE:W.PS.05.01
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.
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.