Descriptive Writing Activity Dream House DIGITAL and Print Distance Learning

Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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Pages
15 pages
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Description

Students will love this fun and challenging Descriptive Writing Dream House for Sale Activity (Digital and Print) as they identify strong vocabulary and descriptive phrases, transform boring sentences into detailed descriptions and finally, design their own dream house. This activity can be done completely independently in Google Classroom or completed as a mini unit in class.


See what teachers are saying about this fun and rigorous writing activity:

  • "When I asked my students what was their favorite writing activity this year, this activity was number 1!" - Alexis G.
  • "My kids had a blast with this unit!" - Katie B.
  • "One of my favorite resources of all time! Thank you ... my kids LOVED this project!" - Swain in the Middle

INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT:

  • Instructions for Use: Detailed instructions for use for the teacher that walks you through each step of this descriptive writing unit. You could simply print out all of the handouts, read these instructions, and be ready to teach this unit!
  • Student Task Sheet: Specific instructions for your students, so they know exactly how to complete the project!
  • Examples of Descriptive Writing for Selling a House Handout: This handout provides students with real estate descriptions that could be used in their Dream House Flyer they will be writing. Students also practice using stronger and more specific vocabulary with this activity.
  • Creating Stronger Sentences Handout: Students practice writing stronger sentences with the use of adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases. Students are provided with definitions and examples of each, as well as examples of poor sentences to expand upon to create stronger, more vivid and descriptive sentences.
  • Real Estate Flyer Template: We've included a template for your students to create their own real estate flyer for their Dream House for Sale. Please see the example in our cover.
  • EDITABLE Rubric: This rubric makes your grading of this project so much easier! Not only that, but we've also made sure to make it editable, so you can adjust it to fit your specific needs. Please note that you will need PowerPoint in order to open this file.
  • DIGITAL Google Slides™ Version
    • After you purchase this resource, your file will include special directions for accessing the Google Slides™ Version that can easily be used in your Google Classroom™ with your students.
    • The slides version is 100% EDITABLE - meaning you can adjust any directions and/or text within the slides to best suit your digital classroom needs.

**PLEASE NOTE: If you already own our Gingerbread House for Sale Descriptive Writing Unit, this is the SAME resource, except adjusted for a students' dream house. All activities are the same!**

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Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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