This packet contains 33 different prompts to help your students with descriptive writing. Students write a paragraph describing How to do something, often a familiar task that they have done today or this week.
Topics: How to kick a soccer ball, …give a dog a bath, …eat an ice-cream, …run faster than someone else, …fall asleep at night, …dance to music, …move a canoe, …take a selfie, …put on a shoe, …make your bed, …catch a baseball, …peel a banana, …walk a dog, …make a hotdog, …catch a fish, …arm wrestle, …drive a car, …laugh, …use a computer, …wrap a present, …ride a bike, …make a sandwich, …drink milk, …walk like a robot, …find a bug on a flower, …watch television, …help someone get well, …read a book, …do your homework, …become a teacher. And, I have included two special prompts to help you address moral reasoning: How to succeed in school and How to do what is right.
Students write a paragraph for each prompt: “The first sentence must introduce your topic. The middle sentences must explain the action that your body must take in order to do this. The final sentence must conclude the paragraph.”
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