Descriptive Text

English Language Arts, Grade 8

Back
 

Study Guide

Provides a quick overview of the topic selected!

Flash Cards

Practice and review the topic selected with illustrated flash cards!

Quiz

Assess students’ understanding of the topic selected!

Worksheets

Print illustrated worksheets!

Games

Engage students with interactive games.

Study Guide Descriptive Text English Language Arts, Grade 8

DESCRIPTIVE TEXT What is Descriptive Text? Descriptive writing appeals to the senses. Writers often create a mood by choosing specific descriptive words. Examples: Descriptive writing can be made more precise by using exact words. Figures of speech, such as similes and metaphors, are often used in descriptive writing. A simile is a comparison using the words like or as. A metaphor is also a comparison, but the words like or as are not used in a metaphor. Try This! 1] The aroma of brownies baking is a warm blanket on a chilly afternoon. This description uses which figure of speech? a] simile b] metaphor 2] Can you choose the word/s associated with a joyful mood? a] smiling faces b] people crying c] sadness d] frowns 3] Choose the word associated with your sense of touch. a] shiny b] roar c] sweet d] rough 4] Choose the closest match for this word: green. a] expert b] emerald c] orange d] violet © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
© Copyright 2012-2020 NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Notice * Terms of Use