|Sweet or not?|
Today's Learning Objectives (1.) Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. (2.) Describe how a particular story’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Introducing a New 100 Word Challenge This week's 100 Word Challenge will require you activate your taste buds and sharpen your descriptive writing skills. Let's review the new prompt.
What sorts of things might have the word 'sweet' on the wrapper? The obvious answer is candy. Check out a list of famous candies here. Want to get beyond candy? A list of other sweet tasting foods and desserts can also be found here.
In your story, however, you will have to do much more than describing the sweetness of how something taste. The word 'but' in fact indicates that whatever is being tasted turns out to be not sweet, but rather something else entirely. To help you describe the various ways that something can taste a few different sensory 'taste' word lists have been included below.
A list of descriptive sensory words that includes 'tasting' words, among others, can also be found below.
Finally, once you decide what was in the wrapper and what it tasted like, you need to figure out how this edible item will figure into your story. Where will your story take place? Who is speaking or thinking the words ". . . but it said 'sweet' on the wrapper . . . " How do you build a story around it? That is your challenge this week. The document 100 Word Challenge: ... but it said 'sweet' on the wrapper... (Week 22) can be found in your Language Arts folders. Let's get writing!
(3.) Continue working on 'The Tequila Worm' Reading Guide (Week 3).