Descriptive Hero

by Maggie
(Ohio)

This idea is great for independent practice or for work as a group. Start by chosing a well-known character. Cartoon characters are ideal. Then, without using that character's name, describe that character in the best detail possible.

If working in a group, make sure that each person chooses a different character (I suggest handing out cards with character names on them) so that participants can then go on to read their descriptions aloud.

Although some descriptions might obviously portray a certain character, it will help for each member to see how easily others can figure out the character, so that they know how well they are using descriptive writing.

I suggest this creative writing activity because not only is it a good way to practice, it is a fun activity that can be turned into a game.

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May 22, 2019

by: Pearl

This is a wonderful idea. Thank you Maggie!

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