An E-Learning Literacy Website
Utilizing Writing & Photography
 

Welcome to Lesson Plans for PIC-LIT teachers and students.
PIC-LITS.com is an e-learning website that utilizes photography and keywords to improve literacy skills via writing. It is a free teaching tool and student learning platform. With an emphasis on interactive, visual learning, the user is engaged and inspired.
A PIC-LIT is a combination of words placed on an image to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture. It can be a caption, a sentence, a story, a paragraph, a poem, a quotation, and more. You can create a PIC-LIT using Drag-n-Drop keywords or in Freestyle by typing your own words.
PIC-LITS Usage Tutorial
PIC-LITS in the Classroom
 
LESSON PLANS:
TYPES
of
PIC-LITS
PARTS
of
SPEECH
 
POETRY
 
 
Level 1 Level 2
MATCH OBJECTS AND WORDS MATCH OBJECTS AND WORDS
CAPTIONS CAPTIONS
SIMPLE SENTENCE SIMPLE SENTENCE
COMPOUND SENTENCE COMPOUND SENTENCE
COMPLEX SENTENCE COMPLEX SENTENCE
WRITE WITH PRESENT TENSE WRITE WITH PRESENT TENSE
WRITE WITH PAST TENSE WRITE WITH PAST TENSE
WRITE WITH FUTURE TENSE WRITE WITH FUTURE TENSE
POSTCARD / LETTER WRITING: Capture a Photo POSTCARD / LETTER WRITING: Capture a Photo
PARAGRAPH WRITING PARAGRAPH WRITING
QUESTIONS QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
SIMILE / METAPHOR (descriptive sentence) SIMILE / METAPHOR (descriptive sentence)
HAIKUS HAIKUS
COUPLETS COUPLETS
DIALOGUE DIALOGUE
ACRONYMS: (H.A.P.P.Y.) ACRONYMS: (H.A.P.P.Y.)
QUOTATIONS: (books, stories, plays, film) QUOTATIONS: (books, stories, plays, film)
SONG LYRICS SONG LYRICS
HEADLINES: for an imagined article about a photo HEADLINES: for an imagined article about a photo
PARAGRAPH WRITING: DESCRIPTION OF A PLACE PARAGRAPH WRITING: DESCRIPTION OF A PLACE
PARAGRAPHS: SETTING AND ACTION PARAGRAPHS: SETTING AND ACTION
PARAGRAPHS: CHARACTER SKETCH PARAGRAPHS: CHARACTER SKETCH
PARAGRAPHS: SHORT NARRATIVE PARAGRAPHS: SHORT NARRATIVE
PARAGRAPHS: DEFINITION PARAGRAPHS: DEFINITION
DRAG-N-DROP FREESTYLE
Nouns Nouns
Adjectives Adjectives
Verbs Verbs
Adverbs Adverbs
Pronouns Pronouns
Prepositions Prepositions
Conjunctions Conjunctions
Verbal Phrases Verbal Phrases
Appositive Phrases Appositive Phrases
Subordinate Clauses Subordinate Clauses
 
How to Read a Poem
What is Poetry?
Traditional and Contemporary Poetry
Types of Poetry: Descriptive Poetry
Figurative Language: The Anatomy of a Metaphor/Simile
What is lost in translation?
Types of Poetry: Blank Verse
Types of Poetry: Formal Verse
Figurative Language: Metaphor, Simile, Personification and Metonymy
Figurative Language: Allusion, Symbol, and Apostrophe
Figurative Language: Irony, Poetry, and Imagery
Right Words, Right Order: Poetry and Connotations