Quick Writes and Descriptive Writing Drills

19 Nov

Quick Writes:

  • What are some things you are thankful for this year?
  • Take a minute to write a thank you note to someone in your life.  Be specific, thank them for something they did for you.  (You may choose to give this to them or you may not, but it might be nice 🙂
  • Who are the 5 people you are closest with?
  • Write down their good qualities.
  • Write down their bad qualities.

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with” -Jim Rohn

More Work with Descriptive Writing and Imagery

Notes:  Show!_Don’t_Tell_Writing_Lesson

Assignment: In your notebook, write at least 3 sentences about the either of the following scenarios.  Use more descriptive language, show don’t tell!

Maya won the race.


I was nervous for the roller coaster.

Assignment: In your notebook, write dialog for this scenario:  Mom was really mad that I was late for curfew.

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