Your students will be able to flex and strengthen their descriptive writing skills with this series of lessons. Students analyze, sketch, write, and review mentor texts and their own writing to really dig into what is needed to create vivid, clear compositions.
This resource includes:
⚬ 2 examples of descriptive writing to sketch
⚬ elements of descriptive writing
⚬ “build your toolbox” reference sheet that students can use to collect examples to use all year!
⚬ 2 mentor texts with analysis questions and activities
⚬ 3 different descriptive writing tasks
⚬ each writing task has a self-assessment rubric that asks students to prove their answers by providing evidence from their writing
Reasons to love this booklet:
⚬ Teach this writing skill step by step with sketching, mentor texts, revising, practice, and self-assessment
⚬ Print and use! Ready to use!
⚬ Fantastic for writing workshop, differentiating, sub plans, and tutoring
⚬ Student self-assessment means your students are thinking about their writing and how to strengthen it!
Teaching students to use description is challenging! This resource will help create a foundation you can refer back to and build upon. The toolbox is a great reference for future writing projects!
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