To recap descriptive writing:

1. Watch the following You tube video for a quick recollection

2. Effective description works because it helps a reader feel a part of the scene being described. If you look closely at how this kind of writing is created, you’ll find many references to one or more of the senses such as what can be seen or heard. This is called sensory description. This use of the senses allows the reader to enter the scene more effectively by involving them directly and by evoking a more emotional response. It works because it creates imagery in the mind.(This imagery is most often achieved through vivid and ORIGINAL figurative language)

TASK: Imagine that you are a detective who has been called to a crime SCENE (setting), using the form below DESCRIBE THE SCENE