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Ms Sharma

Improving Descriptive Writing

Grades: 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 7th Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts, Writing, Multilingual Learners

Student Instructions

This task will help you to improve your descriptive writing. Before crafting your final piece you will have to choose WOW words. 1. On slide 1 click on the move icon and match the meaning to the term 2. On slide 2 look at the picture carefully, imagine yourself sitting in the train then click on a term to be taken to a slide where you will add at least 4 WOW words or sentences for each of the terms 3. Once you have done that for all of the terms, you are then ready to start writing your descriptive paragraph. Click on the label icon. You can add another slide if you need to. 4. When you have finished writing, click on the mic or the video icon and record yourself reading your work out 5. Now click on the check and submit your work

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Teachers can change the image to any other image that best suits their needs and learning goals. This kind of a template could work for any type of writing with adjustments made as needed. I think it helps to break the writing process down and encourages targeted focus.