Humorous, eerie, gloomy or whimsical, creating mood in writing is what gives it life! Find out four ways to help your students develope this important writing skill, plus videos, and links to pictures to use in writing instruction.
FREE Topic Sentences Activity! I wrote eight short paragraphs and taped them each to a bag. Then, groups went around the room and wrote topic sentences for each of the paragraphs. They put their sentences in the bags, and later we pulled them out and read the huge variety of topic sentences that they had written. It was a super successful lesson, and it connected well with our main idea reading skill, too!