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54 resources with the keyterm descriptive words

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"Snapshot" Exercises & Sensory Detail Word Bank

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Read a sample of creative descriptive writing to your science class. Discuss how writing can be used to record and communicate observations that scientists make. Reading selections and thought-provoking questions are suggested. Also...
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Reading Comprehension: Thunder and Lightning

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Thunder and lightning are so exciting! Your class gets to read all about it. This informational reading passage provides them with a scientific explanation of thunder and lightning. They read the passage, answer comprehension questions,...
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Express Yourself

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify details that make reading and writing more interesting. They classify events, people, places, and things and attach specific characteristics to each one. Everyone generates describing words on a worksheet that's...
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Word Definitions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Enhance your class' writing skills using this resource. It begins with a list of three words that learners have to define in a creative way. Then, they discuss a set of examples of non descriptive writing and make suggestions for how to...
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Vínculo Entre La Escuela y El Hogar

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Give your native Spanish speakers this at-home practice opportunity to reinforce descriptive vocabulary. First they draw their favorite animal, and then they create a short story about their animal. When the assignment is complete, both...
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Writing Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young writers complete a unit of activities to learn and use writing strategies. They will complete 8 activities to prewrite, use descriptive words, asking and telling sentences, and correct spelling within their writing. Then they watch...
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Adopt a Tree

For Teachers 1st
First graders describe the characteristics of a tree. In this science lesson, 1st graders create predictions about a book they will be listening to, Have you Seen Trees. Additionally, students describe their trees using their 5 senses....
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Literacy Through Photography

For Teachers K - 5th
Students practice using words to describe photographs they have taken.  In this descriptive writing lesson, students utilize a disposable or digital camera to take 5 pictures of their life after school.  Students create slides from their...
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Poppin Popcorn

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students use their senses to write descriptive sentences. In this descriptive writing lesson, students discuss their senses. Students are asked to look at and feel unpopped corn kernels. Students then write descriptions of the corn...
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Color Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students describe colors. In this descriptive writing lesson, students brainstorm color descriptions using all of the senses except sight. Students write poems including similes, sensory images, and interesting word choice. Examples are...
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Adjectives Mastery

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this descriptive adjectives worksheet, students observe a picture of a poodle dog, write adjectives describing it, and create complete sentences using their adjectives. Students write 12 answers.
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Adjective Games and Associated Worksheets

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this adjective games worksheet, students use adjective wheels, practice spelling adjectives, combine roots words to create an adjective, and explain how different objects using adjectives. Teachers are given detailed information on...
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Eye Spy!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore using descriptive words by playing a What Do You See? game, describing items in a Mystery Bag, and using Eye-Spy binoculars on an on-campus field trip. They read the book, I Went Walking, and write descriptions of a...
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Sensory Descriptors

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students feel items in a bucket and describe them using descriptive words. In this sensory descriptive lesson plan, students use words such as smoothe, rough, and bumpy.
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Imagine This

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students write descriptive words about colorful pictures and then write about a character. In this writing lesson plan, students have a character worksheet to fill out.
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Adjectives

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study adjectives. In this adjective lesson, 3rd graders explore descriptive words. Students participate in a mystery bag activity and generate a list of adjectives describing the object. As a closure activity, students...
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Planets

For Teachers 1st
First graders study the planets in the solar system.  In this planets lesson, 1st graders read Planets, then create a mobile containing all of the planets in the correct order. Students will label the planets with descriptive words.
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Understanding Adjectives

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students practice identifying and using adjectives in sentences. In this adjectives lesson, students review types of adjectives and find examples of them in the example sentences. Students also rewrite sentences and add adjectives to...
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The Clothes Line

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice using clothing related vocabulary in a class game.  In this descriptive words lesson, students utilize newly learned vocabulary words to describe what a classmate is wearing.  Students participate in a game where...
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Choosing Descriptive Words

For Students 4th - 5th
In this choosing descriptive words worksheet, students select the word that best describes the noun that is shown in the picture, checks the answer online and continues to the next one.
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What Is It? Tommy Tastes

For Teachers K
Students complete multi-curricular to learn about senses and sensory words. In this sensory words lesson, students discuss the five senses and the anatomy of a tongue. Students complete a food tasting activity and find descriptive words...
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Owls: Parts of the Body

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars study owl body parts. In this owl biology lesson, students listen to a reading of Joelle Riley's, Quiet Owl and answer comprehension questions. They use computer generated labels to name owl body parts. They look at the...
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Describe the Rocket

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this graphic organizer worksheet, students brainstorm to describe a rocket. Students are given a picture of a rocket with eight surrounding circles, and they are to fill in the circles with descriptions of the rocket.
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Adjectives - Describing Words

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this adjectives worksheet, learners review the definition and examples of adjectives. Students study the 4 pictures and then describe them with adjectives using their 5 senses.