Creative Writing Techniques
WRITE YOUR SETTING HERE
Directions : Write 10 descriptive phrases for your setting.
Example: the lonely shack
1. Creaking floors of the rocking boat
Directions : Write 3 alliterated statements & 3 consonated statements.
Alliteration: The beginning sounds in a statement is repeated.
Example: The chilly chunks of chips melted like chocolate syrup inside my cheeks.
Consonance: Sounds are repeated throughout the statement in any part of the word, as long as it’s a consonant not a vowel.
Example: The babbling brook bubbled with blue crabs.
Directions :Write 3 similes and 3 metaphors.
Similes: Compare 2 things using like or as
Example: The classroom is like my home with its cozy and comfortable atmosphere.
Metaphors: Compare 2 things NOT using like or as
Example: My sister is a sly fox always getting away with trouble.
Directions : Write 4 personified statements.
Personification: Non-human things are given human traits.
Example: The cold wind whispered for me to go home.
Directions : Write four statements using onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia: A word that sounds like what it means.
Example: The floors of the house creek even when you tiptoe on them.
Choose a creative title that uses either an onomatopoeia, alliteration, simile, metaphor, or a personification .
Using your slides as your guide, write a minimum of 2-3 paragraphs about your setting.
Each paragraph should have a minimum of 6 sentences.
Each sentence should be about 6-8 words long.
Use Word to write your setting.
Be sure sentences flow!