This Snapshot Art activity is a word collage based on the topic of your choice. I mainly use it as a personal reflection sort of activity which goes into my 8th graders big Autobiography Project we do each year. This activity, however, can also be used while teaching characterization, events in history, historical figures...really anything that has "traits" or "descriptions. It can also be used as part of a lesson on sensory words or choosing stronger words. This activity includes suggestions for topics and categories, three student sheets for prewriting, instructions on how to create the collage, a sample page, and a scoring guide. This is a fun activity my students always enjoy.