Name: Date & period: A good descriptive paragraph is like a window into another world. Through the use of careful examples or details, an author can conjure a scene that vividly describes a person, place, or thing. The best descriptive writing appeals to multiple senses at once―smell, sight, taste, touch, and hearing―and is found in both fiction and nonfiction. In the table below, there are two columns— one containing a telling sentence and one containing a space for rewriting that sentence into a descriptive scene. Rewrite each telling sentence into one or several sentences that recreate the scene more vividly. Think of word choice and use senses (e.g., smell, touch, sight, taste, sound) to show the scene—feel free to invent details within your revised sentences. Regular Degular Vividly Descriptive The warm sun kissed grass caressed his bare feet and a smile softened his eyes. A warm The old man stood in breeze of air gently brushed against his wrinkled cheek as the iridescent sky gradually the grass and relaxed blended hues of Pepto-Bismol pink and glistening goldenrod; Crimson was creeping in, as the sun went down. and within a breath, electric indigo close behind. The boy pulled a large fish out of the river. The girl stood on the corner of the busy intersection and witnessed the accident as it happened. The woman had a terrible headache. The meadow slowly came to life as the sun came up. The hunted creature ran through the thick forest and screamed as the thorns cut into his skin.