One of those ideas I had one day …
Crossword puzzle where the clues are punctuation symbols. Why? Plenty of my students frequently ask me ‘what’s an a-poss-troff?’ Includes answer key.
PDF File: PunctuationCrossword
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I took Adam Moerder’s brilliant Buzzfeed article about literary techniques explained via Disney movies and turned it into a series of simple posters. The images and text are taken directly from the blog article, bar a few vocab changes. They’re headed for my classroom wall. I highly recommend checking out the original blog: see it here http://www.buzzfeed.com/moerder/fancy-literary-techniques-explained-by-disney
Download PDF: Language Techniques as explained by Disney
A couple of worksheets which focus on using adjectives for judgement or evaluation. Students rank adjectives according to strength in one and then colour according to negative and positive connotation on the other.
Both include a ‘Modified’ version (marked ‘M’) for students with lower ability.
2011 302 Judgement Adjectives DOC
2011 302 Judgement Adjectives PDF