Descriptive Writing

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Saddleback Educational Publ, Sep 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Motivation makes all the difference. And what's more motivating than the expectation of success? The instructions are clear and to the point, so students can quickly get down to writing practice in these 64-page eBook worktexts. Helpful prompts pack the worktext lesson pages including illustrations, examples, and sample responses. Sample Content: book and movie reviews, travelogue, a character sketch, fashions.
 

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Contents

Using Vivid Nouns
6
Using Vivid Verbs
8
Using Vivid Adjectives
10
Developing an Outline
12
Using Vivid Adverbs
14
Eyewitness Firefighters Heroic Rescue
16
Eyewitness Fashion Show
18
Sentence Structure
20
Commas
36
vacation
38
Describing a Minor Event
40
Catalog Products
42
Figurative Language
44
Sales Brochure
46
Sensory Descriptions
48
Describing Seasons Winter and Summer
50

Eyewitness Moon Landing
22
Clothing of the Future
24
Story Settings
26
Usage Formal and Informal English
28
Describing a Mood
30
Thoughts of a Pet
32
A Scary Place
34
Verb Voices
52
Describing Seasons Fall and Spring
54
Armchair Travel A Foreign City
56
Fun With Hyperbole
58
The Writing Process Developing Ideas
60
A Memorable Experience
62
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Page 52 - Write T or F to show whether each statement below is true or false. 1.
Page 20 - A complex sentence consists of one independent clause and one or more dependent, or subordinate, clauses.
Page 52 - VOICE If the subject performs the action, the verb is in the active voice. If the subject is acted upon, the verb is in the passive voice.
Page 21 - Now write an example sentence of your own to illustrate each structure. 1. SIMPLE SENTENCE: 2. COMPOUND SENTENCE: 3. COMPLEX SENTENCE: 4. COMPOUND-COMPLEX SENTENCE: What would it be like to visit the moon?
Page 20 - A main clause is also called a subordinate clause. A main clause can stand alone as a sentence.