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Imagery (1)

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Imagery Lesson for English

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Imagery (1)

  1. 1. Imagery In your books match up the types of imagery with the sense that it appeals to! 1) Visual 2) Tactile 3) Auditory 4) Olfactory a) Smell b) Touch c) Sight d) Hearing Starter:
  2. 2. Learning Objectives • To know how to use creative writing techniques to engage your reader.
  3. 3. Imagery Imagery is a technique using imaginative and descriptive words to paint a picture in the reader’s head.
  4. 4. Types of Imagery In your books match up the types of imagery with the 1) Visual 2) Tactile sense that it appeals to! 3) Auditory 4) Olfactory a) Smell b) Touch c) Sight d) Hearing
  5. 5. Think, pair, share It was in the clove of seasons, summer was dead but autumn had not yet been born, that the ibis sat in the bleeding tree. Type of bird! •What type of imagery is created here? •What is the effect of it? •What do you think the story will be about? •Image of pain and death •A connation of the colour red is danger
  6. 6. Annotate the text What type of imagery is used? Underline it. 1) Visual 2) Auditory 3) Olfactory Extension – can you find... •A simile •Personification What is the effect of the imagery? – What kind of atmosphere is created?
  7. 7. SHHHHHHHHHHHHH! In pairs write a description of your picture without saying what it is…
  8. 8. Plenary: Self-Assessment • 1 point for every instance of imagery • 1 point for every type of imagery you used • 2 points for every time you used a simile, alliteration, metaphor and personification. What did you score?
  9. 9. What techniques has the author used to make this description effective?
  10. 10. What techniques has the author used to make this description effective? Short introductory sentence – sets the scene Colon introducing a list Semi colon splitting up the descriptions (writing a lot about a little!) Two simple sentences for impact
  11. 11. Describing a scene Watch this clip carefully as this is the scene you will be describing in detail! 1st sentence – Short introduction about the girl 1. Describe the men at the bar – what do they look like (use an interesting verb) 2. Describe the painted faces in the crowds (use a simile!) 3. Describe the town – (Use personification to describe the buildings or the streets) Ending Two short sentences to build tension – what might happen to the girl?
  12. 12. Peer assessment Has your partner included... Tick/cross Good use of simple punctuation (full stops/commas) A range of punctuation (colons and semi-colons) Complex sentences Short sentences for impact Long descriptive sentences Simile Metaphor Personification Ambitious vocabulary (words you have not heard of before!) TOTAL /9 9 = A 7-8 = B 5-6 = C 4 or below = D
  13. 13. Success Criteria C • Detailed descriptions • Some use of different techniques and vocabulary • Some complex sentences and good use of simple punctuation A Ambitious and imaginative vocabulary Writing techniques used to engage the reader Range of accurate punctuation used B • Writing techniques and vocabulary used carefully to engage the reader • Varied sentences and accurate punctuation

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