My Best Friend: Description of a Person
In this writing model worksheet, students explore description of a person as they read a sample selection, respond to short answer questions, and plan their own description of a person.
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Character Profile (Boy)
Accompany narrative writing or reading with a graphic organizer designed to study a male character. Scholars examine the character traits, actions, sayings, appearance, and development that best describes a male character's personality.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Description of a Person and Adding Character Details
In this writing prompts instructional activity, students select 1 of the 4 description of a person prompts listed to write about. Students also review how to add character details as they respond to 8 short answer questions.
6th - 9th English Language Arts
The Memory Box: Descriptive Writing
A great way to reinforce descriptive writing, this lesson serves as an exploration of adjectives and sensory words. First, pupils describe a family tradition using as many sensory details as they can. Then, they try to draw a scene from...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a Personal Letter Using the Short Story "Eleven"
Challenge your class to connect to the text of "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros with this activity, which prompts them to write a personal letter from the main character's point of view. The story, prompt, and letter template are all included...
7th - 8th English Language Arts