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					     Creative Writing
                    By: Tiffany Murdock

                        3rd Grade


Map Tap 2002-2003         Communication Arts   1
              Teacher Info
• Content Standard: Use writing to express an
  idea or feeling.
• Today’s lesson consists of writing activities
  broken down into part one and part two.
• Students will need paper and pencil to write.
• Make sure to read what’s on the screen
  before clicking the mouse.

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            Benchmark
• The student will be able to use descriptive
  words to make a story.
• The student will be able to write about
  information or ideas discovered in written
  text.
• The student will be able write about part of a
  story.


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                Descriptive words
   Stories are always more exciting
   when you can picture them
   happening in your mind.
   Descriptive words such as adverbs
   and adjectives help make the
   story more exciting. Next you
   are going to be able to list some
   descriptive words.
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                    Mouse on the Moon
•     Imagine that the moon is really made of
    cheese, and that you are a mouse exploring it
    for the first time.
• In the next 5 slides write two descriptive
    words for each category.

                    What I smell:
                    1.____________
                    2.____________
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 I’m a mouse on the moon and this is
             what I see.


What I see:

1.____________

2.____________

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     I’m a mouse on the moon this is
              what I hear.
What I hear:

1.____________

2.____________
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     I’m a mouse on the moon this is
               what I feel.
I feel:

1.___________

2.___________
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I’m a mouse on the moon, and this is
         what I am tasting.
I taste:

1.______________

2.______________

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                    Title of Story
    Write your story now about the
    moon being made of cheese and
     you are a mouse exploring it for
      the first time. Don’t forget to
       include all of the descriptive
    words you just wrote. Have fun!!!


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             Part 2: Reading &
              Questioning
 Directions: Choose a short story and read it. Then
     write questions about the story beginning with the
     words below. Then have a friend read the story
     and answer the questions you wrote.

  1. Where_____________________________?
  2. Who______________________________?
  3. Why______________________________?
  4. When_____________________________?
  5. How______________________________?
  6. What_____________________________?
  7. Did_______________________________?
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  8. Was______________________________?
                    Favorite Part
   Now write about your favorite part
   of the story be sure to explain why.




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