Sensory Language: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following statements best describes sensory writing?

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1. Which of the five senses are using in sensory writing?

2. What type of connection is established through the use of sensory writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at how to capture the essence of the five senses in our writing, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of sensory language. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding how to best describe sensory writing as well as knowing the five senses used in this type of writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of sensory writing
  • Five senses of our bodies
  • Why sensory language is used
  • Types of writing styles needed
  • Example of sensory writing

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding why sensory language is used and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sensory language lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the five senses of our bodies

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the corresponding lesson called Sensory Language: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what sensory language is
  • Identify the five main senses of our bodies
  • Describe how to use each of the senses in written form
  • Explain how to give the reader an emotional connection to your story
  • Appreciate how to translate an object's physical touch into words