Writing Prompts for Writing with Imagery. You could also use cards from the game Taboo and have the students describe the word/concept without using any of the "Taboo" words.
Home from the airport after a long trip, you realize you have the wrong suitcase. What you find inside, however, leads you to believe the bag’s real owner might be a witch with a mean streak.
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Great example of why students should vary sentences.
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