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How can I write a descriptive passage about a winter day?

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amanbaans | Honors

Posted March 25, 2013 at 5:40 AM via iOS

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How can I write a descriptive passage about a winter day?

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stolperia | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 25, 2013 at 7:25 PM (Answer #2)

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The key to writing a descriptive passage about any topic is to think about the adjectives and adverbs that can add to the detail in the reader's mind as you describe your topic.

In thinking about a winter day, start by deciding what is happening. Is it a bright, sunny day with sunlight making the snow sparkle with a blinding brightness while drips of water plop off the melting icicles onto the sidewalk below? Or are you describing a stormy day, with the wind howling, snow blowing sideways through the air, and the cold cutting through coats and scarves and mittens like a frigid knife?

You could go on to describe the activities of people or animals in response to whatever weather you have established. Again, the key is to decide what you want to have happening, and then think about how you can add details to make your descriptions more colorful.

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