When they finished the "Pop Rock fun" I asked them to describe what they experienced while they ate the pop rocks. I recorded their descriptive words on the chart below.
(Thanks Babbling Abby-my kids LOVED this unit)
On Thursday we started our lesson on similes. We talked about what similes are. A simile is when you compare two things using the word "like" or "as". We used the chart above to decide if what was said yesterday was a simile or a descriptive word. Then I asked them this question:
The Pop Rocks exploded in my mouth like...
(Below are their answers)
On Friday we reviewed similes and descriptive words. Then during writing they recorded their findings and added a little art to it.
It was a "Pop Rocking Fun Week!"