Rain Descriptive Essay
...Descriptive Paragraph Final Draft Template Step 5: Descriptive Paragraph Final Draft Directions: Copy and paste your edited draft into this document. Highlight it and choose “accept changes” if the document does not automatically make the changes for you. Save the changes to this document; save it as “Descriptive Assignment.” Then use the link provided in Blackboard to submit the document to your instructor. The instructor should then be able to see your final draft. Marcus is a tall person-somewhere between 6’ and 6’1”. His dusty brown hair is always dishelved, and he usually keeps it cut short because of his work policies. He always keeps his facial hair trimmed in a professional manner. His beautiful dark brown eyes look like pools of chocolate. His sparkling smile lights up a room. His white teeth shine very brightly. One may need to use sunshades when he smiles. He has long arms and big hands. They swallow me up when we share an embrace as if I were being hugged by a big grizzly bear. It’s very challenging trying to hug him. His long legs look like tree trunks and his feet resemble the trees roots. I call him the “Jolly Green Giant.” Honor Statement Please read and sign this honor statement prior to submitting your assignment: By typing my name in the space provided, I certify that all words and ideas in my writing assignment are mine alone, and if I used another person’s words or ideas (by summarizing, paraphrasing, or directly quoting), I gave credit to...
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...Essay 1: Descriptive Essay of a Beautiful Friend of Mine Helen Keller once said that “the best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart”. How is that even possible when you know someone that has been with you since the day you have met them, the person that considers you a friend but you consider them as something more than just friend sometimes, just sometimes. Having mixed feelings about someone that you know makes you sit and stare at them when you are together as if you are a creep or something. Well, just imagine yourself staring at the most beautiful girl you or the world has ever seen. Christina is a beautiful girl not only through her appearance, but also through her patience and kindness. Christina’s hair is light brown color and it kind of reminds me of the color of a sunbeam that passes through my bedroom window in the morning. As I look at her hair I notice how it attracts to the light and it glistens as the light wind moves it. Her hair is so long that it reaches the middle of her lower back and all you want to do is bury yourself beneath it so that you can hide from everything so that you can become part of her world. Her face is so bright and flawless that it attracts everyone’s attention. Her cheekbones and nose are structured so perfectly that you can easily see her gentleness and softness. Her face is so proportioned and lit up that you would think she is part of royalty. Her body is so little...
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...Descriptive Essay: Describe a Place During a Holiday Celebration Holiday celebrations are often a very fun and festive time in many cultures. One such holiday is the Christmas time of year. Many families have a fun day filled with love, gift sharing, eating, and fun times and laughs. In my family the entire family gathers at my grandparent’s home. Imagine several rooms filled with family of all age ranges. My grandfather is the eldest of 85 years old, and I have a second cousin who is only 3 months old. Not only are the human family members present, everyone brings along their fury friends who are an extension of family. Upon arriving at my grandparent’s home I am amazed at the time they have spent ensuring the décor is spectacular. On Christmas day they keep the decorative lights on all day, so when we drive up to the house all we see is pretty, bright Christmas lights in the windows and the bushes in front of the house. Beaming through the front bay window we are able to see the tall, beautifully snow-flocked Christmas tree. There are also lit up Christmas figurines that line the horse-shoe driveway. This past year my grandparents added a twist to the décor by having a door wreath that was lit up and playing Christmas music and fake snowflakes on the front lawn. They wanted to ensure we got a wintery holiday experience, and they accomplished just that with ease. Once we get past the outside décor and make our way inside, the beautiful decorations do not stop....
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...Aguilar, Alexander ENC 1101 Descriptive Essay They say you can’t choose your family, but you can choose your friends. Fortunately, most of my friends have become close as family. I have been blessed to surround myself with people who have helped me become the person I am today. My best friend Jubron Mohammad, also known as “Jay”, is the perfect example of how one friendship leads to a never-ending brotherhood filled with loyalty, honesty, and love. Raised in Miami, Florida, Jubron was born into a Muslim family of three from Pakistan. Coming from a Muslim background, Jay was faced with several forms of discrimination due to his race, religion, beliefs, and image. For instance, men are required to wear a “thobe” which is a loose, long-sleeved ankle-length dress (normally worn in Saudi Arabia), covering the body from the naval to the knees. Along with the thobe, they are required to wear a Hijab which is simply a veil that conceals the head. In spite of his background, Jay adapted to the lifestyle, culture, and language of the United States allowing him to quickly interact and form friendships. Jubron is five eleven, weighing at about one hundred sixty pounds. Playing basketball all his life, he maintains a healthy figure, allowing him to remain fit. With his trimmed-shaped black beard, Jay always manages to keep a clean cut for all occasions, despite his rapid hair growth. He has a round, curved, short nose with broad shoulders and muscular arms. Due to our similar......
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...Descriptive Essay By Moon 11-10-2012 My Dog Named Beau Lying on my living room floor is a curled up fuzzy-ball dog named Beau. When I was a kid, my mother had a dog and he lived in a cage all his life. I had always wanted a dog as a child, and now I have found a perfect dog. He is adorable, smart, loving and his has an up lifting personality. He will never live in a cage. Beau was born in Venango, NE. He is from the Cairn Breed. His father was Sebastian, who was more handsome than King Charles, and his mom’s name was Amanda. Beau is very handsome. He has soft curly hair and a stocky body shape. He has white, light and French vanilla ice creme colored hair. He has beautiful glass brown marble eyes, a big round black clown nose, and cute little mouse-like triangular ears. He also has a cute round-shaped face. When he was 2 months old, he was so tiny and adorable, the size of a fava bean. I held him in my palm; his fur was silky and smooth, especially when he fell asleep on my lap. I often walked him outside of my apartment, and he had a curious approach to everything, smells, sounds or sights. As a puppy, he loved to play with my flip flop, even though the flip flop was bigger than he. He found a way to lift his face up so he could drag the sandal without tripping over it. When I spoke to him, his little triangle ears flipped upward and his head tilted to the side; he looked at me with a response like he knew what I was saying to him. As Beau...
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...Mary Ann Bellinger Eng 121 Instructor McKoy -Taylor Descriptive essay My First Cruise I remember like it was yesterday the year I decided to take my first vacation without the kids. My fiancé and I went on a week long cruise to Mexico. Neither one of us had ever been on a cruise so it was a new experience for the both of us. We needed to be in New Orleans for departure so we drove the six hours from Jonesboro, Arkansas to New Orleans, Louisiana. My fiancé and I used this time to talk, make plans for the future and fantasize about our week away from the kids and work. We left before the sun was fully up when the sky is blue with fluffy white clouds and not a sign of rain anywhere not to mention Hurricane Irene. We enjoyed the night on bourbon street eating famous Louisiana gumbo and poor boy sandwiches, drinking wine and sight seeing. We rode the trolley through the famous garden district. We walked the pier where we to board our cruise ship. There was so many cruise ships docked there some were coming in others were waiting to depart. The boarding of cruise ships takes as long as boarding an airplane. First you have to check in then go to your boarding area. Then you have to go through customs and check your luggage that is not seen again until you arrive at your cabin where it will be waiting for you. From there everyone is to meet at the emergency exits to hear the proper procedures to follow in case of an emergency. After the brief......
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...Narrative/Descriptive Essay D Romero Grand Canyon University: TCH 518 October 2, 2013 Every teacher can learn new ideas and strategies and improve upon their current practices with a little coaching. Here, I will express to the coach my problem focus, the sequence and purpose of the lessons and address possible problems that may arise during the observational phase. While I am confident in my teaching abilities within my content area; physical education and health, I am struggling to find appropriate instructional strategies for teaching a content out of my comfort zone, technology. It is determined during the initial meeting with the coach that my specific problem focus is how to create lessons in my technology classes that provide students opportunity to learn and master a variety of computer applications. In addition, to developing quality lessons, the need for smooth transitions from one computer application to the next will be addressed. Together, the coach and I agree that the best way to approach this challenge would be to develop lessons that provide student discovery “hands-on” learning. Discovery learning is used to aid students in understanding abstract concepts and improves achievement. The discovery learning approach creates a learning rich environment for all learners; providing each student an engaging opportunity to succeed. Utilizing this method will not only help students grasp and retain the computer applications more effectively, but......
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...Desirae Talley Foundation of Writing January 25, 2013 Descriptive Essay As a little girl, I was ecstatic about growing up. I always imagine having a nice sized house and having my own car. I always imagine living the American dream. I had a wonderful family which included my husband, a little girl named Carmen and a little boy named Cameron, and a fluffy dog, named Spot. Together we would live happily in a nice neighborhood. When someone walks in they would be greeted by my massive two tier chandelier in the corridor. It would be filled with painting from world known artist. To the left there would be the den that would have decorated in chocolate and cream. There would be a chocolate leather couch, a chocolate leather chair and ataman. On the couch there will be cream throw pillows and a cream and tan blanket draped over the back of the couch. On the right of the corridor, there will be the kitchen. The kitchen would be the most vibrant room in the house. The walls in the kitchen would be a pale pink with rose lining. The appliances would be stainless steel and black in color. The tablecloth and curtains would change every week, but on this specific day, they were a marigold with pink and purple trimming. Straight ahead is the hallway that would lead to upstairs. Walking up the grand staircase that had 32 plush carpeted stairs you will see the banister that will be hand crafted by my brother who wants to be an architect. On the left of the staircase it will be......
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...Descriptive Essay September 27, 2014 English 1010 - 85 A Mini Vacation to Atlanta, Georgia Traveling is one of my family’s favorite things to do. The family has visited numerous places throughout the United States, however, none are as memorable as Atlanta, Georgia. In Atlanta, there are many places to go and sights to see such as: Cola-cola factory, Cabbage Patch Kids Factory, Under Ground Mall, the Zoo, Atlanta Braves Stadium, Six Flags Over Georgia, Stone Mountain Park, and the Atlanta Aquarium, are all in or near the city of Atlanta. The three that we visit on every trip to Atlanta are Six Flags, Stone Mountain, and the Atlanta Aquarium. Six Flags Over Georgia is a theme park containing anything from carnival foods to trilling rides. Six Flags provides many activities for all ages. It is not at all uncommon to see famous cartoon characters, such as Bugs Bunny, roaming around the park. Older children and adults who possess strong stomachs may enjoy riding the various roller coasters available. For example, The Batman, is my favorite. The Batman goes up and down steep hills and even loops upside down. My wife closes her eyes the whole time on this ride. Six Flags also has water rides available to keep people cool. My favorite is Thunder River and Hurricane Harbor. Last June, my family and I were lucky enough to get caught under the waterfall on Thunder River we were soaked which was good because we were hot. Six Flags also has games to play and many......
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...to land. As I come closer, I calculate that I am about 50 meters above the ground, and place myself in position for landing. When the world is small from above, the movement seems innocuously slow, but now, being so close, I see that I am falling down quickly. Feet together, knees touching, touch land on feet and run. Feet together, knees touching, touch land on feet and run. Before having a third opportunity to revise the steps in my mind, I already am on the ground and touch it with a tremendous force. I am lying on my back, in a safe nest of tall grass and glanced at the small airplane that scatters skydivers like toy parachutes in the sky and I say to myself I would like to be back up there again. Like I said at the beginning of my essay, Skydiving is an experience that outweighs all the fears generated by the sport. The feeling after you land is so relaxing. You won’t feel any of the adrenaline rush you had before and during the jump. Even though we think the jump is dangerous, the whole experience and feeling you get out of it compensates to all your emotions. You will always remember this experience in your life and could describe it to many. I think everyone should experience this at least once in their lifetime....
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...Self-Reflection In the first essay process descriptions led the sequence of activities within the park. Focus on the theme of love and comparisons through visual and sound images domineered in the description because of the concentration of what the persona viewed within the park. Personification in the parrot picked the words and helped to amplify. Furthermore, similes are flowers intermarried like formally wed couples and personification oak tree danced in a canopy were vital in the description. In the second symbolism and fate directed the writing. Static description determined the technique of writing and choice of objects within a narrow range of the persona’s atmosphere. There is the smell, sound, touch, and sight like appetizing, intriguing and gorgeous. Moreover, there are taste images as frustrated the tasty saliva in creating the details of events in the story. Additionally, among metaphors used is a ghostly figure that repelled human existence in its rough, ugly bark, personification as branches interlocked in a chaotic confrontational. Finally, the simile like weeds that had invaded the pipe conduits served the purpose of writing. Writing a pleasant essay was easier because images that rhyme the mood are clearer to the creative mind. It allowed some negative descriptions like fights and barking among park creatures but painted an exciting, welcoming atmosphere. It was also easy to incorporate human relations, animal behavior, and inanimate objects within the......
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Descriptive Essay on Rainfall
...It began as a whispering in the air. The day had been beautiful and the sky was like a dome of plasma-blue. The clouds had looked like airy anvils drifting under the gleaming disc of sun. We had put our tent up just before the Reaper’s moon of autumn appeared over the trees. The moon seemed to turn the leaves into a flaming patchwork of colours: scorching-yellows, lava-reds and burnished-browns. It added an alien glamour to a perfect scene. We heard a greedy thrush, snail a-tapping on rock; he finished his supper before fluttering into the owl-light of the forest. The mournful cry of a lonely fox echoed through the vault-still silence of the trees. A huffing wind rose up then, stirring the flaps of our tent. A tinkling sound came to our ears as the first pearls of rain dropped onto the leaves. The sound was like the glassy clinking of a champagne flute, lilting and clear. A sheet of rain passed over us and the sound intensified. The noise on the tent was like the phut-phut-phut that ripened nuts make when they hit the ground. It wasn’t the soft, sodden, swollen drops of spring we were hearing; it was like ball-bearings were hitting the canvas roof with force. We could also hear an occasional ker-plunking sound. It was caused by the rainwater gathered on the tent falling to the ground in a great swash of release. The thermometer plunged as we huddled together and shivered in the tent. For a brief moment, we thought that we might be doomed adventurers, destined to get swept......
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...Yakira Spurlock February 12, 2015 Freshmen Composition Descriptive Essay There has never been a place that I have been that makes me feel as loved as I do when I’m home. Childhood memories always play in my head whenever I’m at home. Growing up as child in my home with my lovely mother and sisters also play a big role on what homes really means to me. My house is a place that holds rich significance to me. Living in Donaldsonville La, was not always the safest area to live in. I can remember being 5yrs old and my mother would make me and my sisters play inside because of violence in my city. We would run around my house playing hide and go seek as if there were many places to hide. We would hide underneath our beds, inside our closets, and in our storage room. Running around the house also caused me to have some accidents. Some of my deepest scars come from playing games with my sisters around the house. Even the scars I had were special because I knew that I was at home and I would be alright. The moments we shared as sisters in the house were special because it created this bond between the three of us that we still share today. My great Grandmother came to live with us when I turned 12 so we can take good care of her. She had her very own room and my sisters and I would always go in there so she can tell us stories about her childhood. Unfortunately, not all times I had in my house were so great. When I was about 14 granny started to get sick and she eventually......
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...Writing a Descriptive Essay Directions An essay has the same elements as a well-written paragraph. A paragraph has a topic sentence; an essay has a thesis statement. A paragraph is developed with supporting statements; an essay has three paragraphs based on the thesis statement's supporting ideas. A paragraph has a concluding sentence; an essay has a concluding paragraph. An introduction does two things: it gets your reader's attention, and it presents the thesis statement. The thesis statement identifies the topic of the essay. Look at the introductions below Example #1 If we were to place the body of every teenager who died in an alcohol-related accident in the last five years endto-end, the line would circle the globe three times. Every year, hundreds of teenagers lose their lives because of drunk drivers. Driving drunk is a growing problem in our society, and the consequences are great. Example #2 Hundreds of teenagers lose their lives because of drunk drivers. It is a problem that affects students in every school in America. Driving drunk is a growing problem in our society because more and more teens are drinking and then driving without considering the serious consequences that could result from their actions. These consequences include financial burdens, sorrow caused to those losing loved ones, and the senseless reduction of our greatest natural resource: our young people. Which introduction catches your interest and pulls you into the text?......
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...Alshae January 6, 2012 Descriptive Essay I slowly awoke to the hot sun beating down on me. As I started to get up gradually I realized I was on a beach and the only sense I had was my sight. I saw the beautiful calm water splashing up against the rocks, pink sand, trees blowing in the wind, and birds flying around. I took a walk around the beach to see if there was anybody else here on the beach with me, but to my surprise I was the only one there. I found the closest boulder and decided to take a seat. I started to wonder how I got there and why I am the only one on the beach during a beautiful day like this. I began looking at the scenery thinking to myself how beautiful the water is and how clear the sky was. I saw birds flying around wondering what types of noises they were making. The longer I sat there the longer I also wondered what happened to my hearing and why I couldn’t feel anything. I got up and started heading back to my belongings which had been placed underneath a tree in the shade. Halfway to the tree I realized I felt the soft pink sand going in between my toes. I suddenly became excited and ran toward the water to see if I was really able to feel things again. Once I got to the water I walked in anxiously. The water was warm! I was thrilled! I didn’t know what to do so I jumped in and went for a swim. I swam for what had felt like hours I was so relieved that I was able to feel again when I decided to come out of the water I was all wrinkled......
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Useful phrases describing weather
(a) The sky and clouds:The high sunlit clouds drifted across a clear blue sky.The sky above was full of tumultuous, dark, ragged clouds.A sky of mackerel clouds, crimson and amber-tinted.It was a grey afternoon with a dull sky threatening rain.A cloud, ominous and black, drifted over the mountain and released a sudden shower.(b) Sunrise and sunset:The sun rose in a pool of crimson and gold, spilling light all over the land and the white clouds.From freezing night, it turned to scorching day as the sun climbed towards its zenith.As the sun set, the few thin strips of clouds on the horizon turned shimmering gold.It was a lovely walk, with the sun setting behind the mountain in a sea of liquid gold.The sunsets have been glorious lately, all rosy and salmon- pink.(c) Lightning and thunder:Thunder came marching from far away with increasing tread.Lightning and thunder raged with fury.A flash of forked lightning and a great clap of thunder came close upon each other.A bolt of lightning tore across the sky and a peal of thunder followed.(d) Wind and rain:The wind was sighing and thrashing in the tree tops and the boughs moaned.The morning was cold and wet with a brisk wind sweeping the rain across the land.A curtain of rain beat down from the heavens.(e) The moon:The moon was abnormally large and it bathed the earth with its luminous glow.
GOOD / BEAUTIFUL WEATHER
The sun shone brilliantly and the water in the pond glittered invitingly.2.
The sun filtered through the clouds, signalling the end of the rain.3.
A golden glow spread across the sky as the sun chased the dark clouds away.4.
The whole landscape was bathed in the warm glow of the rising sun.5.
Palm trees swayed gently in the breeze in the warm tropical sunshine.6.
Fresh air filled my lungs and I felt refreshed and exhilarated.7.
The breath-taking scenery captivated everyone.8.
The pond was bathed in a golden hue by the gentle sunlight and the water was as clear as crystal.9.
The sunlit clouds drifted across a clear blue sky.10.
The sun rose in a pool of crimson and gold, spilling light all over the land and the white clouds.