Winter Mad Libs!!! Good morning! Today, we are going to review the parts of speech we have discussed. Then, we are going to complete some awesome winter mad libs! Nouns Person, place, thing, idea Singular: only one Plural: more than one Pronouns Take the place of a noun Subject pronoun: I, we, you, he, she, it, they Object pronoun: me, us, you, him, her, it, them Adjective Describe a noun or pronoun Verbs Show an action or state of being Present tense: happens in the present I attend English class every day. I do my homework at night. Past tense: happened in the past I attended English class last week. I did my homework last night. Adverbs Describes a verb, adjective, or other adverb Often ends in -ly Coordinating Conjunctions FAN BOYS for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so Mad Lib #1 Oh the (1)____ outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we've no place to go Let (2)____ Snow! Let (2)____ Snow! Let (2)____ Snow!! Oh, it doesn't show signs of (3)____ And I've bought some corn for popping The (4)____ are turned way down low Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! The fire is (5)____ dying And my dear we’re still goodbyeing But as long as you (6)____ me so Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It snow When we finally kiss goodnight How I'll (7)____ going out in the storm! But if you'll really hold me tight All the way home I'll be (8)____ Mad Lib #1 Oh, it doesn't show signs of stopping And I've brought some (9)____ for popping The (10)____ are turned way down low Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! When we (11)____ kiss goodnight How I'll hate going out in the storm! But if you'll really hold (12)____ tight All the way home I'll be warm The fire is slowly dying And my dear we’re still (13)____ But as long as you love me so Let It (14)____! Let It (14)____! Let It (14)____! Mad Lib #2 (1)____ the snowman was a jolly (2)____ soul With a corncob pipe and a button (3)____ and two eyes made out of coal (1)____ the snowman is a fairy tale (4)____ say He was made of snow but the children know how he (5)____ to life one day There must have been some magic in that (6)____ silk hat they found For when they placed it on his head he began to (7)____ around (1)____ the snowman was alive as he could be And the (8)____ say he could laugh and play just the same as you and me Mad Lib #2 (1)____ the (9)____ knew the sun was hot that day So he said, "Let's run, and we'll have some fun now before I melt away.” Down to the village with a (10)____ in his hand (11)____ here and there all around the square saying, “Catch me if you can!” He led them down the streets of town right to the traffic cop And he only (12)____ a moment when he heard him holler "Stop!" For (1)____ the snowman had to (13)____ on his way (14)____ he waved goodbye saying, "Don't you cry. I'll be back again some day!” Mad Lib Challenge The lyrics to “Sleigh Ride” are missing some words. Fill in the blanks with the original words OR your own creative words. Then, list the parts of speech for each blank at the bottom. Good morning! Please get out your mad libs handout and complete the back if you need to. Mad Lib Challenge Answers 1. Plural noun (bells) 2. Adjective (lovely) 3. Object pronoun (you) 4. Singular noun (snow) 5. Singular noun (weather) 6. Present verb (look) 7. Singular noun (snow) 8. Verb –ing (holding) 9. Singular noun (song) 10. Adjective (rosy) Mad Lib Challenge Answers 11. Subject pronoun (we) 12. Plural noun (birds) 13. Present verb (sing) 14. Singular noun (party) 15. Adjective (perfect) 16. Subject pronoun (we) 17. Singular noun (fireplace) 18. Adjective (happy) 19. Present verb (buy) 20. Singular noun (pumpkin pie) Winter Creative Writing Brainstorming Get into groups of three or four for our next activity. Part 1: Scattergories You will have a few minutes to brainstorm words related to winter. Each word must start with a different letter of the alphabet. Your group will get a point if you have a word that no other group has. Scattergories Winners Each group gets to pick a winter-related word that no other group can use in their creative writing. We will go in order by the most points. Write down your prohibited words as each group chooses them. Story Board As a group or individually, complete the story board. Each box must include A 1-2 sentence description A simple picture Make sure to follow the parts of the plot structure. Be creative!