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Descriptive Writing Paper

Descriptive Writing Paper

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A final assignment for a creative/descriptive writing unit.
A final assignment for a creative/descriptive writing unit.

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Published by: Mrs. P on Apr 15, 2013
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Descriptive WritingPaper
OBJECTIVES:
1.To vividly use each of the 5 senses in your writing so that thereader can easily visualize what you are describing. Paint apicture with your words!2.To use specific nouns (not just
 ANY 
shirt, an
orange
shirt)3.To use thesaurus-rich adjectives
SUBJECT:
You may use ONE the prompts we started writing in class.
 You will take your rough draft from class and elaborate upon it
to make it longer and better, and to make sure it contains specificnouns and rich adjectives that are placed
before
the noun.1.Any of the creative writing prompts2.Writing from a painting3.The description of your bagged object, or a day in the life of your object4.Your Jumble Story5.The chapter ending from Grapes of Wrath
DUE DATE: FRIDAY, April 26
th
(last day of thesemester!)ORGANIZATION:
1.Introduction: This should capture the reader’s interest and should introduce your subject. If you are using your Grapes of Wrath chapter ending, you will want tointroduce your story about the turtle as if the person reading it had never read thebeginning of the chapter.2.Body: This should be
two to three paragraphs
to describe your experience or your story and leave the reader with a clear mental picture of what you are writing about.Remember that your objective is to use vivid describing words that use your 5senses. This should be your priority aside from the story.3.Conclusion: This should tie your paper together with an ending. Don’t leave your reader hanging. Does your turtle make it to the other side of the road or not? Doesyour bagged object end up at home or lost somewhere? Why is your favorite placeyour favorite? Did you learn something about yourself in that place? Why is thewoman in the painting sad, happy, or however you decide?4.Your paper must be at least
TWO PAGES
long, TYPED, in 12pt font and double-spaced. Stick with the default margin settings for Word. We will be working in thecomputer lab all next week so you should have plenty of time to write, edit, and reviseyour story.

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