Descriptive Writing. An exploration of vivid language. Assignment #1- becoming familiar with descriptive writing. Read The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin Create a 10 word glossary of exceptional words
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An exploration of vivid language
List 4 details you might include in writing about one of the following topics. Tell which form or organization you would use in writing a paragraph on each topic and explain why. PUT ON LOOSE LEAF
Use the dictionary to find the denotation of each word. Then use a thesaurus to find three synonyms with DIFFERENT CONNOTATIONS for each word
Rambled- to talk endlessly to the point of annoying
Lilted- A cheerful or lively manner of speaking
Hissed- a sound uttered as an exclamation of contempt, anger
Choose two words. Find each word in a thesaurus. Write a sentence or 2 to emphasize a mood
fake eerie sloppy slow
Just when Alan recovered, a second injury robbed him of his chance to play football.
I’m afraid a colony of termites has gained a foothold in our basement.
The clouds grew dark and cried rain upon the baseball game.
The fields sleep under a blanket of snow.