This Descriptive Writing Techniques set will allow your students to develop their own writing independently. Use these bright and cheerful task cards to challenge students during writing to use more or varied techniques. Use the posters to inspire good use of descriptive techniques for every writing moment.
Also included are 8 fabulous worksheets to use with the task cards or posters which you could use to revise, review or as a fun sub-lesson.
28 task cards – 4 per page (ready to print and laminate)
28 posters – 1 per page (ready to print and laminate)
8 descriptive writing worksheets – linked to the task cards
1 blank descriptive writing worksheet template
Each of these 27 task cards contains a different descriptive writing technique, an explanation and an example. These include both literary techniques such as similes and metaphor and also grammatical techniques such as colloquial language and embedded clause sentences. These cards are best printed in colour and laminated, however they can also be printed in grey-scale, or on card stock.
The posters mirror the task cards, but are full letter page size and therefore can be colour printed, laminated and used as posters or writing prompts around your class.
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