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114 reviewed resources for sensory paragraph writing

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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
Rick Riordan’s, The Lightning Thief is the anchor text in a three-unit module that explores the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey. Sixth graders examine the many mythical illusions in Riordan’s tale. Additionally, they read...
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Writing Organizers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Eight graphic organizers to choose from? That's right! Each of these organizers relates to writing or reading. From narrowing a writing topic, to responding to literature, to planning a writing project, you'll find many purposes for...
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Thanksgiving Writing Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Gobble up good writing with a Thanksgiving language arts packet! Young scholars work on informative, persuasive, and descriptive writing prompts about turkeys and holiday traditions.
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"The Charge of the Light Brigade": Writing Prompt and Pre-writing

For Students 6th - 9th
Inspire your learners to experience poetry in an entirely different way with this resource. A writing prompt that goes along with "The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred Lord Tennyson, learners craft a reflective piece in the voice...
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Editing Marks, Part 1

For Teachers K - 2nd
Dander from the show Twisted Whiskers and characters from My Little Pony are featured in this three part lesson that explores using story pyramids to scaffold ideas, adding sensory details to enrich writing, and editing using common...
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Autumn Scene: Creating Sensory Images

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Capture the essence of autumn with a seasonal art and writing project. Middle schoolers employ all five of their senses to describe an autumn scene in a vivid paragraph before designing their own watercolor leaves.
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Narrative Writing

For Teachers 8th Standards
Binoculars are used as a metaphor for good descriptive writing. Class members first view a small picture and then an enlarged view of the same image in which the details come into focus. Next, learners examine a paragraph lacking sensory...
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Car For Sale!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Car For sale! In this GED prep lesson, writers develop a classified advertisement to sell a car. After a discussion of precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language, sellers draft their ad for review, revision and...
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Descriptive Writing: Parrot in the Oven

For Students 8th - 10th
After reading a selection from Victor Martinez's Parrot in the Oven, pupils use the graphic organizer to decipher the sensory details within the descriptive paragraph. They list various details under the appropriate sense ("see," "hear,"...
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An Interesting Animal

For Students 1st - 3rd
"Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!" Primary graders write about an animal that interests them, describing what it looks like, where it lives, and what it eats.
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Unleash Your Inner Editor

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Now that your new novelists have finished their first draft, it's time for them to unleash their inner editors! As part of the National Novel Writing Month program, this worksheet is one of the last of a series guiding writers through...
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Partner Christmas Story

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Add some spice to your writing! Writers work with descriptive details, action verbs, and transitions in this writing activity. Working in partner pairs, writers from fifth to tenth grade write a two or three paragraph story, with each...
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Write It Down

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice writing a story about a real object, person, place, or event using sensory details. They bring in hats from home and place the hats in a paper bag. Students give examples of a descriptive property. Pupils write a...
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Sensory and Motor Mechanisms

For Students 9th - 12th
Advanced biology pupils name the function of each individual structure on figures of the eye and the ear. They describe the purpose of the skeleton and how it works with the muscles to create movement. Finally, they label a large diagram...
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Using the Senses to Write Descriptively

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students write descriptive paragraphs using adjectives based on the use of their five senses. They use sensory impressions to improve their writing.
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For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Strengthen the structure of young scholars' writing with this series of lessons on paragraphs. Starting with a look at different the types of paragraphs including expository, persuasive, narrative, and descriptive, students go on to...
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Vivid Verbs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Spice up your writing! Your amateur writers will benefit from concentrating on understanding and improving verb use in writing. An introductory activity addresses weak verbs. A second exercise helps them see the importance of strong...
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Cricket Song: Special Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Cricket Song is a story that describe the world of slavery through the eyes of a small child. Vivid language and sensory detail are there for the taking as your class uses the rich language to inspire their writing. They read the story...
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Lesson Plan 10: Setting

For Teachers 5th - 9th
November is National Novel Writing Month! If your class is involved, or just doing a creative writing unit, you'll need to talk about setting. Authors start by writing about their main character's town, adding as much detail as possible....
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To Conjugate or Not to Conjugate: That is Not the Question!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young grammarians demonstrate their knowledge of the principal parts of verbs and the six tenses by using correct verb tenses in their writing. They create a product that demonstrates their knowledge of using verb tenses correctly. Once...
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Focused Description

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Writers tap into the five senses to write excellent descriptions. Learners can fill out this organizer as they prepare to write a paragraph, or after reading one. They first consider subject, purpose, and audience, and then note down...
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Describe a Journey

For Teachers 5th - 8th
 Learners describe the sensory experience of a character's journey in an essay.  In this precise details writing lesson plan, students explain the effects on the senses of weather, time of day, landscape, and other experiences.  Learners...
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Observing Sensory Details

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Discuss how to use sensory details in creative and descriptive writing. Scholars observe and experience a sensory rich item such as a bar of soap or peanut butter, and then use descriptive language to describe it. Consider having your...
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Descriptive Prompt: Precise Language

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Incorporate sensory details into a piece of descriptive writing. First, elementary and middle schoolers improve a piece of writing by using precise, vivid language, as well as appropriate word choice. They then listen to a variety of...