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Use: Sensory Details A character

description gives a clear picture of what someone is like. Before you write a character description, make a chart of sensory details that come to mind when you think of that person. Here is how one student started to brainstorm about the time she met her friend Melissa.

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Think about someone you consider a good friend. write his or her name on the line. Then fill out the chart with the sensory details that come to mind when you think of that persol Name of Friend Sight

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use information from your chart to write a draft of a character description about your friend. Do your writing on another sheet of paper.

Writer's Companion r UNIT I Lesson 1 Sensory Details


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