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Digital Literacies Task<br />Description texts<br />Kevin Cummins 2010<br />
What is Descriptive Writing? <br />Descriptive writing is used to describe something or someone in quite some detail.  Unl...
Elements of Descriptive writing<br />What, Where, When?<br />Looks Like?<br />Sounds Like?<br />Smells Like?<br />Feels Li...
Jenny Eather’sWriting Fun<br />Please visit Writing Fun and review the section on Description Writing.  Here you will see ...
Your Tasks<br />Your task for today is to construct 2 short descriptive texts on the following.<br />one will be a descrip...
Reference Points<br />You might like to use wikipedia and Google for your reading information.<br />You will need to inclu...
Further Reading<br />It would be great if you could publish these to a blog if you have one such as edublogs.<br />Please ...
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Digital literacies task descriptive texts

  1. 1. Digital Literacies Task<br />Description texts<br />Kevin Cummins 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is Descriptive Writing? <br />Descriptive writing is used to describe something or someone in quite some detail. Unlike many other styles of writing you use description in a number of other writing styles such as narratives, persuasive and so on.<br />A description text needs to include a great deal of detail.<br />
  3. 3. Elements of Descriptive writing<br />What, Where, When?<br />Looks Like?<br />Sounds Like?<br />Smells Like?<br />Feels Like?<br />What does it do?<br />It is unique because?<br />
  4. 4. Jenny Eather’sWriting Fun<br />Please visit Writing Fun and review the section on Description Writing. Here you will see a planner for laying out a Descriptive texts and can read great examples from a number of different age groups.<br />
  5. 5. Your Tasks<br />Your task for today is to construct 2 short descriptive texts on the following.<br />one will be a descriptive text of a place. This could be a country, a city, a sports stadium or just a building you have a particular interest in.<br />The second one is a living thing. It could be either a factual or fictional character such as a bear, a person, a vampire or even an alien.<br />
  6. 6. Reference Points<br />You might like to use wikipedia and Google for your reading information.<br />You will need to include images in your finished piece and refer to them to in your descriptive writing piece. You might use Google images or Flickr for this.<br />
  7. 7. Further Reading<br />It would be great if you could publish these to a blog if you have one such as edublogs.<br />Please visit Jenny Eather’s Writing Fun for more information descriptive texts.<br />Please visit Edgalaxy for hundreds of literacy resources.<br />

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