Essay Basics 6: Developing Descriptive Paragraphs

Essay Basics 6: Developing Descriptive Paragraphs

Here’s the second demo video for the Essay Basics series: developing descriptive body paragraphs! Click below to watch the video:

And here’s a blank copy of the brainstorming table, if you’re interested:Developing a Descriptive Body Paragraph – BLANK

Helpful links:

Writing Descriptive Essays (Purdue OWL): https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/03/

Descriptive Essays (Roane State OWL): http://www.roanestate.edu/owl/describe.html

Writing a Descriptive Essay (Butte College): https://www.butte.edu/departments/cas/tipsheets/style_purpose_strategy/descriptive_essay.html

Good tips on “showing” versus “telling” in your writing: http://emmadarwin.typepad.com/thisitchofwriting/showing-and-telling-the-basics.html

Showing vs. telling (Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group): http://www.wright.edu/~david.wilson/eng3830/creativewriting101.pdf

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