Descriptive Writing & Poetry


In this unit we learn about figurative language, sensory language, and descriptive writing techniques. 

Topics to be explored are the following:


* Prose vs. Poetry

* Show, Don't Tell

* Simile

* Metaphor

* Personification

* Imagery

* Onomatopoeia

* Carpe Diem

* Couplet

* Tanka

* Ode

This wiki (link below) was developed to trigger discussion on literary topics being studied in class in a new and fun way.  Students who have usernames and passwords may post comments on discussion questions in this wiki and react to other comments made by classmates. 

Current wiki topic: odes & figurative language