• Today I Saw
    use these ideas to write a descriptive paragraph about the picture, The Storm. 10 Today we had two writing goals. Goal #1 was to write a WHERE Topic Sentence. Goal #2 was to generate descriptive attributes. Make sure you checked these two skills on your Descriptive Writing Skill Sheet. THE...
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  • Expository and Classification Paragraph
    , and as positioned in related contexts. Classification paragraphs will use strong descriptive vocabulary which ought to visualize physical and conceptual differences between the subjects of writing. - Writing a classification paragraph, unlike other types of paragraphs, takes a slightly varied...
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  • 5rtt5e
    better to go from the general to the specific. Otherwise, the reader will have trouble building the image in their mind’s eye. For example, don’t describe a glossy coat of fur before telling the reader the essay is about a dog! 4. Editing a Descriptive Essay At this point in the writing process, writers...
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  • Poetry Anthology on John Brereton
    against the skies     And gaze aloft with dazzled eyes;     And then his loud applause rings round Analysis of “Toby” The poem: Toby is a poem that was written about the death of John’s dog. the poem begins in the Poet’s point of view, calling out the dog’s name, and finding him and realising he is...
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  • English Essay-Short Stories
    Henry Lawson story “The Drover’s Wife”, Lawson uses the expression of her character and suspense to inform and engage the audience. Henry Lawson’s “Loaded Dog” uses suspense and humor, much like Shirley Jackson’s “Charles” which relies on humor to attract the audience, and Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains” uses a sense of mystery, suspense and descriptive imagery to build its successfulness....
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  • A Worn Path. Essay
    hunter with a gun, thorns and hills. The obstacles can be viewed as lessons or opportunities to learn. The black dog which startled Phoenix represents unexpected “bumps in the road.” Another obstacle, Phoenix had to overcome was her own internal worry about wild animals (snakes, coons, wild hogs...
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  • Patterns of Paragraph Dev't
    ." 6) Descriptive - paragraph describes how a person/thing looks, or feels. In descriptive paragraphs, you can describe people, places, objects, or events. The main purpose is to create an image in reader’s minds. In short, it is like painting with the words. Example: A Friendly Clown On...
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  • ENglish 28
    your goal of what the paragraph is going to be. In some cases, you are trying to persuade someone, or inform someone, or teach someone to do something. The one I enjoyed the most was the descriptive paragraph. William J Kelly describes that this paragraph is like the camera lens of language. (65) To...
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  • Commentary of “the Curious Incident of the Dog at Nighttime”
    In “The Curious Incident of the Dog at Nighttime” by Mark Graham he uses continuous similar syntax to create and establish a style to his work. In the story the escape of a young person is revealed as he narrates it from his indecision of leaving the train at London, to his hiding in a shelf and...
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  • How to Write an Essay?
    several main structures that essays an be grouped into: Narrative Essays: These sort of essays tell a story or impart information about your subject in a straightforward, orderly manner. Descriptive Essays: These sort of essays focus on the details of what is going on. For example, if you want...
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  • Descriptive Paragraph
    Descriptive Paragraph 28, January, 2012 Nia Nia is my wife and I’s female Pitt Bull dog. She weighs about forty eight pounds, and stands approximately two feet high, and is twelve years old. Nia, has a unique fur coat, she is brindle and white. Nia’s, brindle fur coat is a black and...
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  • lesson plan
     Subject: Composition Date: March 21st, 2011 Skill: Descriptive Writing Topic: Comparative Paragraph (First draft) Subjects Integrated: Listening and Speaking, Writing, Grammar Duration: 60mins Class: 4 Lesson Number: 5 No. of children: 24 Ability Range: High_____ Average...
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  • Rhetorical Analysisi
    . She states, “A brown dog. Something to hug” (Kozol 3). This shows us that wanted this pet so badly that she has thought about every detail, even down to the color of the dog. The last few paragraphs had a somewhat different tone than the rest of the excerpt. He seemed to be feeling down and...
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  • Henry Lawson
    to reemphasis the imagery “coloured fool”. Similar to ‘the drover’s wife’ Lawson uses short paragraphs to build tension, descriptive language and a humorous tone to engage the audience. Other texts such as Bold Jack Donahoe and Barbara Baynton’s the ‘The chosen Vessel’ also explore life in the...
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  • Module a Standard
    , flung, burst, jolt and wedged. Lawson also uses metaphoric descriptions to reemphasis the imagery “coloured fool”. Similar to ‘the drover’s wife’ Lawson uses short paragraphs to build tension, descriptive language and a humorous tone to engage the audience. Other texts such as Bold Jack...
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  • Writeing Techniques on to Build a Fire
    continued to the end. Which would have been a shame. Because a few paragraphs ahead london grabbed my attention again. For instance, the sentence about warming his hands in the dogs carcass. This statement woke me right up. He had me saying to myself he better not, or maybe the dog will fight back. He had...
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  • Writting Proccess
    : Narrative paragraphs and chronological ordering. Descriptive paragraphs and spatial ordering. Expository paragraphs and logical ordering * Cohesion: linking words, personal pronouns, definite articles, demonstrative pronouns, and synonyms * Rewriting: revising and editing Rewriting: In the...
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  • In Cold Blood
    each family member. The overall impression of this passage is a remorseful and petrified feeling. The last paragraph before the POV switches to the murders tells of how shocked the investigators were, that they started to regain feeling when they saw the dog with its body cowered and tail between its...
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  • Bec Curriculum
    in oral and written communication; and read with comprehension. At the end of Grade II, the learner is expected to listen critically to 1-2 paragraphs; use appropriate expressions in varied situations and about places and topics of interest; read critically and fluently in correct thought units...
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  • The Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
    anymore so he probably hated her and he might have come back and killed her dog to make her sad, I decided to try and find out more about Mr. Shears".* And as The next Chapter starts which is chapter; 71, Christopher doesn’t keep his topic in a flow. He jumps from his point to talk about, "All the...
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