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Modes of Writing Modes of Writing
Four Modes of Writing Descriptive Narrative Expository Persuasive
Purpose: Describe a single person, object or idea
Characteristics of Descriptive Writing: Characteristics of Descriptive Writing:
5 senses 1.Use the 5 senses to describe how something or someone: Sounds Smells Tastes Looks Feels
2.Use Imagery Details that allow the reader to see in his or her mind the same thing you see in yours
3.Use Specific Descriptive Words Instead of “good” use: Soothing Aromatic Scrumptious Silky Attractive
4.Use figurative language Examples: Similes Metaphors
SimileSimile Makes a comparison using “like” or “as” Example: Johnny is as stubborn as a mule.
MetaphorMetaphor Makes a comparison of two unlikely things without using “like” or “as” Example: Don’t be such a pig. Leave some for the rest of us.
Be careful!!! DESCRIBE-- Do not tell a story!!!
Elements of Poetry.
Go Figure! Figurative Language Grades 6-8 What is figurative language? Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else, you are using.
Go Figure! Using Figurative Language to Help with Word Choice.
Sept. 8, 2011 Writing Sample Day – YEAH!. 1. Narrative Telling a story or narrating to your audience It can be very effective, especially when speaking.
Poetry and figurative language
Terms You Need to Know to Better Understand and Discuss Literature
Appreciating Narrative Writing
Source: Revised by: T.M. Chambers.
Marko’s Writing Tools. Organization Create a prewriting list of events in chronological order (the order in which events happened). Include a clear beginning.
Metaphors & Similes. What is a metaphor? a type of figurative language in which a statement is made that says that one thing is something else but, literally,
Rules Always answer in the form of a question 50 points deducted for wrong answer.
THE MODES OF WRITING: HOW TO WRITE FOR DIFFERENT PURPOSES Created for Edmond Public Schools©
My Essay Terms Your Name.
NONFICTION UNIT Nonfiction: prose writing that presents and explains ideas or tells about real people, places, ideas, or events; must be true.
Figurative Language is language used to create a special effect or feeling. Such as…
Figurative Language Techniques
Tone Tone is a reflection of a writer’s or speaker’s attitude toward a subject of a poem, story, or other literary work. Tone may be communicated through.
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