The learning objective for this task is: Using a varied vocabulary and figurative language; write an extended piece of descriptive writing based on being lost at sea. Students are asked to write a descriptive piece of writing that begins with the following sentence: 'When the boat sank I knew that I was in trouble. The icy water touched my skin and I began to swim...
Descriptive writing: lost at sea
Subject English Language Arts — Writing
Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Activity