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Words in Action

Syntax Module 01: Words in Action


This is the first writing module. All other modules expand on the concepts learned here.

DESCRIPTION: While visiting the farm, students will explore the primary phrase relationships that form sentences.


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Words in ActionWhile visiting the farm, the Tiny Woman guides students in phrase and sentence explorations. Students will begin to relate the two necessary phrases that form sentences. These syntax lessons engage students in higher order relational thinking: how words relate to form phrases, how phrases relate to other phrases to form sentences, and how sentences relate to other sentences. These phrase ideas transfer from sentence to sentence and text to text, in fiction and nonfiction, and to new multi-media and multi-literacy experiences. Understanding how one phrase relates to another is important when revising or editing their own and others’ writing, and for giving descriptive feedback to peers.

This module contains:

  • 34 (or more) instruction, activity, discourse and assessment pages for students
  • 3 full lessons for students
  • 10 Extending What We’ve Learned pages, to extend ideas across curriculum
  • 8 Professional Development pages for teachers
  • 5 pages about classroom Instructional Criteria

Typical Module Features:

  • Clear lesson objectives
  • Explanations of the concepts for teachers
  • Easy to follow interactive lessons and instructions for students
  • Engaging activities for students
  • Embedded discourse & assessment questions (using Learner Response Devices)
  • Lessons, activities, discourse questions that develop higher order relational thinking skills
  • Original artwork and musical arrangements
  • Extending What We’ve Learned activities to show how language ‘big ideas’ extend through relations, across language and other curriculum areas

Tiny Woman Wordshop Interactive Modules are designed for use with interactive boards. Module instructions and questions easily provide opportunities for responses with Learner Response Devices. 

Tiny Woman Wordshop modules instruct the ‘big ideas’ of language (or fundamental concepts) that underlie the common core standards and language curriculum expectations for primary education. 

  • Special Education & Primary Grades 1 – 5
  • Adaptable for Special Education or junior grades
  • Modules move with a teacher to different grades

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Additional Information

Interactive Version

Promethean ActivInspire, Smart Notebook


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