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  1. 1. Description Soon you are going to choose one of the pictures of people I show you and write down 5 descriptive words or phrases about them. Here’s an example first…
  2. 2. How would you describe this person?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Words: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yellow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Happy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greedy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foolish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funny </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phrases: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Doughnut-scoffing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lovable fool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rotund food-lover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bald as a bowling ball </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheerfully dim </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Your turn… pens and paper at the ready! Choose one of these people and write down 5 descriptive words or phrases. Gavin Henson Angelina Jolie Tom Jones
  5. 5. What can you see? What might you hear? What would you smell? How would you feel?
  6. 6. Pair / group work <ul><li>I will give each group a scenario, e.g. a school </li></ul><ul><li>playground in autumn. </li></ul><ul><li>You will have 5 minutes to come up with as many descriptive words / phrases covering all the senses as you can without giving away any key words . </li></ul><ul><li>After 5 minutes, your descriptions will be swapped with another group. </li></ul><ul><li>Each person will write a paragraph using at least 3 of the descriptions, trying to elaborate on the scenario you think is being described. </li></ul><ul><li>Would you be able to guess the place and time of year from the following descriptions…? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Can you guess the place and time of year? <ul><li>a toddler trailing behind, his woolly hat falling over his eyes </li></ul><ul><li>the cold breeze whipping in through the open entrance </li></ul><ul><li>a harassed mother pushing a buggy overloaded with carrier bags that swing from its handles </li></ul><ul><li>carols jingling from shop doorways </li></ul><ul><li>hot chestnuts wafting in the air </li></ul><ul><li>a large tree scattered with red and green ribbons, each tinged with gold </li></ul>