Title of Lesson Choice Adjectives Grade and Subject 4th5th by variablepitch336

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									Title of Lesson: Choice Adjectives Grade and Subject: 4th/5th Writing Topic: Adjectives Materials Needed: Chato's Kitchen by Gary Soto

Content Objective: All students will use choice adjectives in a piece of writing. Language Objective: All students will identify adjectives in a piece of writing. All students will write a description using choice adjectives.

Created by Emily Beutel

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Our description of _________________________

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What is an adjective?

An adjective is a word that describes a noun.

The boy was happy because he got an A on his test.  

The boy was ecstatic because he got an A on his test.

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To Tell the Truth

broiling

lupines

listless

drooping

alleyway

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Excerpts from by Karen Hesse

Come On Rain,

endless heat listless vine broiling alleyway drooping lupines crackling-dry path sizzling heat

ice-chilled glass swollen sky moisty green air

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Replace the underlined adjective with a choice adjective.

Nancy was

angry when Fred compared her cookies to old mud pies.

Kittens and cats make

fun pets.

Mary looked into the mirror and said, “I really like my

new shirt.”

There is nothing like a

good book on a comfortable couch.

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Assignment

Write about a time you were extremely cold. Be sure to use choice adjectives! You can write in paragraph form or as a poem.

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