This is a four page document which defines, models, and allows students to practice writing a detailed character descriptions for any type of creative writing project or prompt. It first gives examples of rich published character descriptions. Next, the lesson asks students to search for published setting descriptions and note the authors words and phrases. Then, it shows a detailed list of characteristics for personality traits and another list for physical characteristics. Lastly, it prompts students to write a paragraph developing a protagonist. There is a peer conference option at the end.