Printables for This Topic:
– Read the passage. Then rewrite it on the lines provided so that
it includes sensory detail.
– Each sentence to the right is the first sentence of a story. Right
now the beginning of each story is boring.
The Old House
– Stories that engage readers use lots of sensory details. What
do Mark and Mandy see, hear, feel and smell inside the old house?
On the Farm –
Have you ever been on a farm? Look at the picture below. Brainstorm
at least five answers for each question and write them in the appropriate
Show Me! –
Good writers show things to their readers, rather than tell them.
Make notes about each subject. Use descriptive words and phrases.
Create A Character
– Many people enjoy stories in which they can identify with a character.