The prompt (topic) for the descriptive essay is to describe a place that is special, either in memories or in the present. The place described in response to this prompt should be a location that is very familiar. The writer should bring the reader into the world described by using great detail.
After choosing a topic for the descriptive essay, follow the eight steps of the writing process, including prewriting, focusing, organizing, and outlining and drafting a version for peer review. After receiving peer review comments, revise, edit, and proofread the essay before submitting it to the instructor for evaluation.
A set of worksheets is included to use in developing the essay.
- Write 500-600 words, five paragraphs minimum
- Follow standard paper format requirements
- MLA Style Format