Creative Writing Techniques
Choose a Setting
WRITE YOUR SETTING HERE
: Write 10 descriptive phrases for your setting.
the lonely shack
1. Creaking floors of the rocking boat
Alliteration & Consonance
: Write 3 alliterated statements & 3 consonated statements.
Alliteration: The beginning sounds in a statement is repeated.
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
The babbling brook bubbled with blue crabs.
Similes & Metaphors
:Write 3 similes and 3 metaphors.
Similes: Compare 2 things using like or as
The classroom is like my home with its cozy and comfortable atmosphere.
Metaphors: Compare 2 things
using like or as
My sister is a sly fox always getting away with trouble.
: Write 4 personified statements.
Personification: Non-human things are given human traits.
The cold wind whispered for me to go home.
: Write four statements using onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia: A word that sounds like what it means.
The floors of the house creek even when you tiptoe on them.
Choose a Title
Choose a creative title that uses either an
onomatopoeia, alliteration, simile, metaphor, or a personification
Now you’re ready to write!
Using your slides as your guide, write a minimum of 2-3 paragraphs about your setting.
Each paragraph should have a
Each sentence should be about 6-8 words long.
to write your setting.
Be sure sentences flow!