Give your students a chance to flex their descriptive writing muscles with this engaging picture prompt! Geared toward middle school learners, this creative writing exercise asks students to examine a picture and imagine that it's the first scene of a story. Young writers are then asked to use descriptive sensory words, including nouns, adjectives, and adverbs, to describe the details in the scene. To help encourage their creative thinking, guiding questions prompt students to consider what is happening and why, where the scene takes place, and more. This fun and engaging creative writing worksheet can be used to assess writing skills or as an on-demand writing prompt. For more descriptive writing practice, check out Descriptive Writing: Picture Prompt #2.