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From Abstract to Concrete

Submitted by: Bob Leslie bobo54t@hotmail.com

(Taken from the book Write Now!- by Anne Wescott Dodd – book is out of print)

 

Teacher defines abstract and concrete.

 

Activity:

Sample

 

     1. Freedom is……

         sandals and dungarees

         a black president

         an open door

         Mr. and Ms.

         marching for a cause

 

2.      Love is…..

3.      Loneliness is…..

4.      Happiness is….

5.      Wonder is……

6.      Beauty is…..

7.      Peace is….

8.      Winter is….

9.      War is…..

10.     Death is….

11.     Hate is….

12.     Sadness is….

13.     Spring is…..

14.     Kindness is….

15.     Autumn is….

16.     Anger is…..

17.     Fear is…..

18.     Wisdom is….

19.     Summer is…..

20.     Respect is….

Note:  You could do this with the Character Counts traits and many other words.

 

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