Descriptive Writing Unit Activities
This engaging descriptive writing unit focuses on develop students’ use of the following descriptive writing techniques to develop mood and tone: figurative language (simile, metaphor, allusion, and hyperbole), visual imagery, auditory imagery, olfactory imagery, tactile imagery, gustatory imagery, indirect characterization, and connotative diction. Each activity includes PPT lectures, student notes, guided activities, independent practice, and graphic organizers for brainstorming and planning. As a bonus, an engaging and entertaining group activity "Picture Pass Exercise" has been added, to engage students in the writing process.

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This unit includes
1. Teacher's Guide
2. Common Core Standards Alignment
3. PPT Lectures (Mood, Tone, Imagery, Figurative Language, Indirect Characterization)
4. Student Notes (Mood, Tone, Imagery, Figurative Language, Indirect Characterization)
5. Guided Descriptive Writing Activities
6. Independent Descriptive Writing Activities
7. Descriptive Writing Graphic Organizers
8. Picture Pass Descriptive Writing Exercise

Total Pages 41 slides 28 pages
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Created: Jul 20, 2016

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