These descriptive writing extracts are a fantastic way for your students to see good writing at work. Use as mentor texts or simply for analysis in your lessons, show your students how it is possible to use descriptive techniques in a way that does not seem forced or unnatural.
These worksheets would work to accompany any descriptive writing unit or wider units covering description, character and narrative. You could use them:
# As a mentor text to inspire and guide student writing
# As a bell-ringer task
# As a homework task
# As a station activity with student moving around to different extracts
# For your whole class teaching.
Just print and go!
→ 8 worksheets with annotations tasks for the extracts
→ 11 different extracts (some worksheets have more than one extract)
→ Tips o excellent descriptive writing
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