Describe It with Adjectives

This Describe It with Adjectives writing prompt also includes:

Put children's descriptive writing skills to the test with these fun collaborative writing activities. Presented with the picture of an object, young writers are are tasked with creating a description that provides enough detail for one of their peers to replicate image. A great way to add some variety to your writing lessons.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Perform these activities during a lesson series on descriptive writing
  • Model the activity by writing a description of an object and seeing if the class can guess what it is
  • Create classroom displays using students' descriptive writing and the drawings associated with them
Classroom Considerations

  • Though designed for second and third grade, these activities can be used across the upper-elementary grade levels
  • Depending on the age of your students, you may need to provide them with additional sheets of lined paper

  • Three worksheets are provided in the collection, each offering a different image
  • Worksheets ask pupils to reflect on ways to improve their writing after completing the activity

  • None
Common Core