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Craigslist Activity. Brainstorm. Think items you have that you potentially want to sell. Write. These. Down. You should have AT LEAST FIVE different items. Next step!. Now, narrow your list down to ONE item. You will write an ad for Craigslist, so you need to choose this item wisely. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Craigslist ActivityBrainstormThink items you have that you potentially want to sell. Write. These. Down.

You should have AT LEAST FIVE different items.Next step!Now, narrow your list down to ONE item.

You will write an ad for Craigslist, so you need to choose this item wisely.First SentenceYour first sentence will be the hook.

Remember: a hook is meant to draw your reader into what you are writing.

Your hook should appeal to your target audience.But miss, what do you mean by target audience?But miss, what do you mean by target audience?

If you are selling a green tricycle, who would be your audience?If you are selling a green tricycle, who would be your audience?A person with a childIf you are selling a green tricycle, who would be your audience?A person with a child

Probably not an adult with two broken legs. You know, because he/she couldnt use it

Write 8 SentencesDescribe your productAppearanceConditionUsePrice/Value

Appearance: My tricycle is green. It has three wheels. The tricycle is old. It does not have rust.Condition: The bike is in good condition. It still runs well. It does not need oil.Use: Children will love sitting on the bike. Little kids can ride around the block in the bike.Value/Price: The tricycle costs $25. You cannot put a price on the enjoyment of a child.Write a Conclusion SentenceThis is the last line your potential buyer will read- what impression do you want to leave? How will you really sell this product?What next, Awesome Literacy Teacher?Look at your middle 8 sentencesYou now have the opportunity to combine sentences and develop your fluency. Look at your middle 8 sentencesYou now have the opportunity to combine sentences and develop your fluency. Youre welcome.Middle 8 SentencesYou need to combine two sets of these sentences. Make them compound sentences. Use your FANBOYS.Also, sprinkle in some DCs Wait, hold the phoneAfter Ive combined these sets, Im not at my 10 sentence minimumwhat should I do?

Why, write more!Develop Your Word ChoiceLook at your VERBS, NOUNS, and ADJECTIVES. Are they as specific as possible?Word Choice: AdjectivesThink of Dante

Word Choice: AdjectivesThink of Dante

Dante has bad gas.

Word Choice: AdjectivesThink of Dante

Dante has bad gas.Dante has aggressive gas.

Word Choice: AdjectivesThink of Dante

Dante has bad gas.Dante has aggressive gas.Dante has room-clearing gas.

Word Choice: AdjectivesThink of DanteDante has bad gas.Dante has aggressive gas.Dante has room-clearing gas.Dante has slippery gas.

Word Choice: VerbsDante has bad gas.Word Choice: VerbsDante has bad gas.Dante blasts bad gas.Word Choice: VerbsDante has bad gas.Dante blasts bad gas.Dante sneaks bad gas.Word Choice: VerbsDante has bad gas.Dante blasts bad gas.Dante sneaks bad gas.Dante shoots bad gas.Word Choice: VerbsDante has bad gas.Dante blasts bad gas.Dante sneaks bad gas.Dante shoots bad gas.Dante launches bad gas.Word Choice: NounDante has bad gas.Word Choice: NounDante has bad gas.Dante has bad odors.Word Choice: NounDante has bad gas.Dante has bad odors.Dante has bad swamp-butt.Word Choice: NounDante has bad gas.Dante has bad odors.Dante has bad swamp-butt.Dante has bad butt-burp.Revise for Word Choice NowGo through your Craigslist ad and revise for word choice.

This will make it more descriptive and specific and improve your ad.Revise for Figurative LanguageNow, add an example of figurative language.Miss, whats figurative language again?Figurative LanguageSimile: a comparison using LIKE or ASLove is like a battlefield.Figurative LanguageSimile: comparison using LIKE or ASMetaphor: comparison NOT using like or asLove is a battlefield.Figurative LanguageSimile: comparison using LIKE or ASLove is like a battlefield.Metaphor: comparison NOT using like or asLove is a battlefield.Personification: giving human qualities to non-human thingsMy car hates me.