Setting: Descriptive Details
In this descriptive details worksheet, students learn to use descriptive details to help the reader picture the setting of a story. Students read a short story and answer 8 questions. They will be planning their own descriptive writing.
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Setting: Sensory Details: Twelve Dancing Princesses
Encourage your class to use sensory details in their writing with this activity! This instructional activity provides a short passage about dancing princesses and asks young writers to identify sensory details, develop a setting for a...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Details, Details, Details
Writing can become one-dimensional if authors don't involve all their senses. First, scholars observe a strange object which, ideally, they can touch and even smell. Without using certain words (you can create a list or have the class...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Setting: Sensory Details: Up to Grandmother's Attic
Activate sensory writing with this activity. First, learners read a passage called "Up to Grandmother's Attic," which is full of sensory details. After identifying the descriptive words in the passage, novice writers think of a setting...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Setting: Sensory Details: My Big Idea
Demonstrate how to use sensory details in writing with this resource. Leaners first read a short story called "My Big Idea." After reading, they describe how the setting looks, sounds, feels and smells. Using the description in the story...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Descriptive Language and Theme
Get ready to explore themes with a session rich in modeling that includes both worksheets and an assessment recording sheet. The class completes a pre-assessment to determine their understanding of theme and how to identify it. They read...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts