On Writing Well Fun Activities

William Zinsser
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 138 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Create a Cliche Wheel

Sometimes recognizing cliches is easier when they are already written out. Create a cliche wheel, where some of the most commonly used cliches are written around the wheel, with alternate phrases just below for quick access out of cliche world.

2. List of clutter

Create a list of words or phrases that you recognize as clutter in your work. Everyone's will be different. List phrases or words such as: that, so, on the other hand, etc. All these words are clutter. Recognize...

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