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  • There are four modes of Writing
    • Narrative
    • Descriptive
    • Expository
    • Persuasive
    • We are going to talk about descriptive writing
  • Definition
    • A description is a picture in words that helps the reader see, hear, taste, smell or feel something that the writer has experienced
  • You can use language to create a vivid impression for your readers
    • The panda was black with a white face and black ears and round, smudgy black eyes
    • The chocolate cake was delicious! It had soft butter icing which melted in your mouth, and was decorated with red raspberries
    • When we use write a description we must remember to:
    • Begin with interesting opening sentences that tell what the description is about
    • Include important details about what you are describing
    • Put details in time order or in order of importance
    • End in a way that wraps up the description
    • Descriptive writing focuses on observation and paints for the reader
    • That means using words so that they paint a picture for the reader
  • Use exact vivid words to create a picture in the reader’s mind
    • From a distant it looked like a multi-colouring cloud as we drew nearer it transformed into hundreds of butterflies fluttering in the cool breeze.
    • Butterflies in all imaginable colours, blue, pink, red, yellow, purple or magenta
    • You can do this using tools like
    • Dictionaries
    • Thesaurus etc.
  • If you want to use word
    • He ran.
    • You can replace it with.
    • He jogged.
    • He fled.
    • He sprinted away.
    • He stormed off.
  • Recapitulation
    • 1
    • MCQs
    • What type of essay we are talking about
    • Descriptive
    • Narrative
    • Persuasive
  • Recapitulation
    • 2
    • Which possible words we can use in the place of ran
    • Jogged
    • Smiled
    • failed
  • Recapitulation
    • 3
    • Descriptive essays means to point a picture with the help of
    • Colours
    • Words
    • Flowers