To practise the great work we have done lately on figurative language, I decided to use the website Build Your Wild Self hosted by New York Zoos and Aquariums.
selector tool. They then had to write a detailed description that would allow someone else to try to recreate the avatar they had designed. This meant they had to employ their newly polished descriptive writing skills.
Once they had written their descriptions, learners were put into pairs to read out their descriptions. Their partner had to draw what they heard and then compare to the original to see how well the descriptions had been written.
language outside of formal assessment requirements.
A gallery of some of the recreations along with the original creations are below:-