Show Don't Tell Descriptive Writing Game | Good Sensory Learning
Show Don't Tell is a multisensory writing game by Dr. Erica Warren and it is available as a digital download.
How Do You Teach Descriptive Writing?
Bringing fun, interaction, and entertainment into the learning process is a great way to engage and motivate students! This game, Show Don't Tell, teaches players about the features of descriptive writing while having fun. Learners quickly learn how to “show” instead of "tell" in their writing with the use of:
- picturesque adjectives
- vivid verbs
- descriptive adverbs
Players rapidly learn how to vividly portray a scene or scenario.
What's Included in This Download?
- Spinning boards(included for printing)
- Spinners (directions on how to make) and images (included for printing)
- Sentence strips (included for printing)
- Play sheets (included for printing)
- Definitions and Examples Sheets (included for printing)
The Object of the Game
Players select and quickly transform a "boring sentence strip" into a description that creates mental imagery. Descriptive words and phrases earn points for the players and the player with the highest score is the winner.
Can I Use this Game for Home Work on Online Sessions?
Once you have downloaded this product, if you would like your students to play this game for homework, you would like to use it in an online session, or you would rather not print out the spinners, you can always use the online site: www.wheeldecide.com
Do You Offer other Writing Games or Resources?
We do offer a few writing games:
We also offer other publications that can help with the writing process. CLICK HERE to view all these products.