Writing to Describe
The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Aug 15, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
In this skills-building book, students master descriptive writing using fun-filled techniques. Packed with stimulating mini-lessons and hands-on writing activities, the volume displays step-by-step approaches to bring out the best in writing and creating stories that are rich in sensory detail. Examples of a brainstorming cluster, synonym chart, sensory chart, and figurative language chart help students construct their vividly descriptive stories. Each chapter includes Essential Steps and A Second Look boxes to help students get organized and review their writing pieces.
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