Descriptive Writing Teacher Resources
Find Descriptive Writing educational lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 1 - 24 of 839 resources
Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Learners use this list...
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Walk Two Moons: Guided Imagery
New ReviewSensory details can enhance the reading experience, especially during a guided imagery reading. Young readers close their eyes and listen to a passage from Sharon Creech's Walk Two Moons before responding to discussion questions and...
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Power of the Image -- Descriptive Writing and Images of Children and the Great Depression
Middle schoolers create a journal from the viewpoint of a child during the Great Depression. They view primary source images of children during the Great Depression. The images used are both photographs and cartoons. After viewing these...
6th - 8th
Descriptive Writing (Using the Paintings of Winslow Homer)
Art inspires art, right? Facilitate creative writing effortlessly! Images of Winslow Homer's paintings provide visual stimuli for compositions. Examples of descriptive writing follow each painting, and a scaffold is displayed to help...
7th - 10th
The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Poetry of Place
Much of Robinson Jeffers' poetry is grounded in place. Read three poems with your class ("Carmel Point," "Bixby's Landing," and "Hands") and examine the locations described and language used in the poems. Pupils locate the locations on a...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable