Deep Descriptions

Deep Descriptions Worksheet

Worksheet Description

This worksheet is centered on the use of metaphors in creating imagery. It begins with a definition of a metaphor as a type of figurative language that compares two unlike things to illustrate an abstract concept, typically constructed using the verb “to be.” An example is provided to demonstrate this concept: “Friendship is a flower that is always in bloom.” The worksheet then prompts students to practice creating imagery with metaphors by writing descriptions for four abstract concepts: hope, fear, worry, and comfort.

The worksheet is designed to teach students how to craft metaphors to enhance their descriptive writing. By asking them to equate abstract feelings with concrete images, it helps students learn to convey complex emotions and ideas more vividly. This exercise encourages creativity and deep thinking about how to represent intangible experiences in tangible terms. Learning to use metaphors effectively is a crucial skill in writing, as it allows for more expressive and engaging communication.