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					Mad Lib Activity

Directions: 1. With a partner you are going to write a DESCRIPTIVE story about something. The story must be At LEAST 10 well-developed sentences long, but the longer the better. 2. Some ideas if you can't think of any: A how you get ready in the morning; A Horoscope; Tell how you play a sport; tell about somebody's wedding, tell about a vacation. 3. After you are done, you are going to erase 10 words from your description (at least 1 from each part of speech) and insert the part of speech instead. 4. Then make a list 1-10 of the parts of speech needed to fill in the blanks. 5. Then we're going to switch the mad libs around and you're going to fill in another group's mad lib. Rubric:

Criteria
# Parts of Speech Identification Originality

5
Uses all 8 POS Identifies All POS correctly

3
Uses 5-7 pOS Identifies 5-7 pos Correctly

1
Uses 1-4 POS Identifies 1-7 POS correctly

VERY original and Somewhat funny when original and completed funny when completed Meets the 7-9 sentences requirements of long 10 well-developed sentences

Not at all original or Funny

Length

1-6 Sentences long

**If it is clear that a group did not attempt to meet any of the criteria a ZERO may be given in that category!!** Names: ______________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ Grade: _______/20


				
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