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Writing: Introduction to Descriptive Writing
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This course will covers the basics of descriptive writing. Students will explore how to develop a descriptive essay, how to organize, and how to brainstorm. We will discuss how to use language in a way that is sensory activating and strong without relying solely on weak adjectives for description. We will make use of similes, metaphors, and various other forms of imagery, while also discussing word choice, connotation, and denotation to help students develop and construct their own...
Students will learn the elements of strong descriptive writing.
I have a master's degree from the University of Cambridge and over 15 years of experience teaching writing to middle and high school students. I am approved by the College Board to teach AP English Language and Composition.
Students will be given a descriptive writing assignment which they can complete for individual feedback.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Brandy DahlenUniversity of Cambridge, M.A., History, Literature, and Writing Teacher
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Feel free to request specific courses (topics) or sections (time/dates)! I am available for sections friendly to all international time zones. I will list sections as you request them. Hi everyone! I have a master's degree in history from the...