Create "Mad Libs" using real sentences from literature you are using in the class. These are sentences with adjectives removed from The One and Only Ivan novel study (paid resource). Students finish sentences with adjectives then compare to the author's original writing. Mentor sentences.
WWW4 Assessing Subjects, Power Verbs, Prepositional Phrases, and Adjectives
Education ideas: All of my students were at different levels when it came to sentence development. I developed this WWW (Wonderful Words of the Week) process to help all of my students acquire the common language needed when building sentences. This one-page assessment is the fourth of 8 assessments that begin with easy simple sentences and build into compound and complex sentences.