Sensory Details in Writing: Definition & Examples


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Which sentence is the best example of sensory details in action?

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1. Sensory details are used in the following:

2. Why is using sensory details important in your writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Where can you find sensory details? Why are they important? Show what you know about writing by answering these and other questions on this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Evaluate your understanding of the following:

  • Examples of sensory details in sentences
  • Types of works in which you'll find sensory details
  • Reason(s) sensory details are important
  • Description of a narrator
  • Components of sensory details

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on identifying sensory details in writing
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding visual imagery in writing and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what sensory details encompass
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the advantages of using sensory details

Additional Learning

Continue your writing studies with the associated lesson, Sensory Details in Writing: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define 'universal' and know how it relates to sensory details
  • Examine several examples of sensory details
  • Know what imagery is