Descriptive Writing

Grade Levels
2nd - 11th
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Are your students having trouble adding enough detail and description to their narrative writing? This mini-unit is full of strategies that will show them how to fill their stories with vivid descriptions and details.

Mini-lessons Included:

-Choosing Seed Ideas

-Adding Internal Details

-Show Don't Tell

-Explode the Moment (Sensory Details)

-Descriptive Words

-Describing Characters

Adding Dialogue

All mini-lessons include a full-color poster, teacher examples of strategies (for modeling), and student worksheets for practice. Three sets of task cards are also included, which are a fun way to practice strategies in small groups and whole-class.

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Kathy Olenczuk

Total Pages
45 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

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