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Creative Descriptions

This unit is all about recapping the ways of creating effective descriptions in order to build up a picture of a setting. Some of the ways that we can do this include:

  1. Creating a sense of mood ( It was a cold, fretful afternoon...)
  2. Using personification ( the shadows danced...)
  3. Using metaphors and similes (shot off into the dark like a rocket blasting into space)
  4. Changing word order in sentences
  5. Using the senses to build up the picture (What can you see? What can you hear?)
  6. Adding good detail such as including adverbs (the trees swayed gently...)



Extending vocabulary interactive activity - KS2 Bitesize


Adverbs                         Writing task                  Metaphors                       Choose a setting and describe it!