For your Unit 1 writing assignment, you are going to write a paragraph describing the lifestyles of people in your country. Be sure to follow the basic paragraph structure that we have studied:

Paragraph Structure

Topic Sentence

  • This sentence has the main idea of the paragraph. In a description, the main idea should be a feeling you get from the subject. For example, are you describing something beautiful, scary, exciting, etc.

Supporting Sentences

  • Describe the topic to help the reader imagine what it looks like, sounds like, feels like, etc.
  • Use adjectives, specific nouns, and prepositional phrases.

Concluding Sentence

  • A final sentence expressing how you feel about the subject.


Open the exercise to begin the activity. Follow the instructions in the document.