Along Came a What?! Silly Story Writing Adventures: Practicing Parts of Speech
Students will practice parts of speech by supplying nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs to combine into a collaboratively generated silly story with illustration. English, grammar, teamwork, collaboration, writing, composition. #academic
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
25 minutes per class
In this lighthearted class, learners will suggest words using specific parts of speech and collaborate to discover great ways to write a silly story. Setting topics will rotate; keeping it fresh for ongoing learners, but also nice for a drop-in, drop-out class. The teacher will: * Review parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb) I * Introduce discussions about the setting. * Assist with spelling, grammar, etc, * Facilitate random selection of words to use in the story The...
Students will practice writing thoughts into whole sentences, and move beyond simple subject, verb, object into using describing words. Learners will also practice determining and categorizing various parts of speech.
As a linguist by training, I love nothing more than playing with my words. Come play with me!
Learners may finish writing, drawing and/or coloring after class.
Something to write/draw/color with (type on) (optional) Something to write on (type on) (optional) Some dice (optional) Imagination and sense of humor!
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Learners should already be able to write (or type) (optional), and bring their imaginations and sense of humor.
A thesaurus (online or print) might be helpful.
Meet the teacher
Bringing the practical to the digital. Hello. My name is Heidi. I've been homesteading for two decades, and homeschooling as long as I've had a school-age kid. I think that learning happens both intentionally and experientially, and there is...
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