DESCRIPTIVE WRITING ACTIVITIES

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If you are looking for resources to help your students become better descriptive writers, this bundle is for you! The "Using Words That Pop" resource includes everything you need to teach descriptive writing.

  

INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE:

• Powerpoint presentation containing the following information:

→ What is descriptive writing?

→ What is imagery?

→ Activity Prompt (Tired Words)

→ 5 Senses Activity Prompt

→ Using Comparisons

→ Metaphors

→ Similes

→ Hyperboles

→ Comparison Activity Prompt

→ Editor Activity Prompt

→ Examples

→ Final Project Information

• A student workbook that includes the following:

→ Title page

→ Waking Up Tired Words

→ The 5 Senses

→ Figurative Language

→ Editors Worksheet

→ Final Project Senses

→ Final Project Comparisons

→ Final Project Rough and Good Copies

The final project has students write a paragraph about the topic of popcorn! I usually bring in some popcorn during the pre-writing stages to help them come up with sensory words. It is a hit with the students!

 

WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THESE ACTIVITIES

♥ A great way to get kids brainstorming and preparing for descriptive writing! It worked really well!

♥ A great lesson to do as a cumulative activity during writing. We had lots of fun making, eating and writing about our popcorn

♥ I really like the booklet format of this resource. The kids really enjoyed the final activity as I made popcorn for the class. Thanks!

 

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