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LESSON PLAN:  Tuning Your Voice, Grades 4-7 (Language Arts, Reading, English)

The following short writing assignments will help you tune your voice. Describe each of the following experiences or objects from a different perspective. Try to assume the role of each person. How would he or she describe them?

 

                      1. A piece of cheese cake:

                      a. Describe it from the perspective of a person who is on a strict diet.

                      b. Describe it from the perspective of a hungry lumberjack who has been working all day.

 

                      2. A deer:

                      a. Describe it from the perspective of a hunter.

                      b. Describe it from the perspective of an animal rights activitist

 

                      3. A game winning shot during the last second of a basketball game:

                      a. Describe the shot from the perspective of a fan from the winning team.

                      b. Describe the shot from the perspective of a fan from the losing team.

 

                      4. The top of a bungee jumping platform:

                      a. Describe it from the perspective of a thrill seeker who loves the adrenaline rush of such

                         activities.

                      b. Describe it from the perspective of a first time jumper.

 

                      5. A heavy metal rock concert:

                      a. Describe it from the perspective of a seventy-year-old grandmother.

                      b. Describe it from the perspective of a sixteen-year-old Metallica fan.

 

                      6. A father who must steal for his family:

                      a. Describe it from the perspective of his son.

                      b. Describe it from the perspective of a sheriff who wants to arrest the father.

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Scenario 3:

Each student can word process their own responses, and either print out the assignment, email it to the teacher, or post it on the forum or page created by the teacher in the first computer scenario.  If on the forum, the students can comment (hopefully positive, encouraging responses!) on each other's ideas.  Or have the students use the Paint program to illustrate some of the scenarios and make their own presentations.

 

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