Imagery seems like a simple enough concept, but getting kids to understand it, recognize it and use it is a different story! This is a fun PowerPoint lesson plan that will help your student understand imagery and recognize it. My classes have enjoyed this lesson plan and it can be altered easily i
This set of task cards includes sensory language posters for sight, touch, sound, smell, and taste. It also includes a set of 24 multiple choice task cards so that students can practice identifying sensory language. This set is perfect for your small group or literacy center. This set of task car
*This is a bundle of text-based language analysis Powerpoint review exercises each available for separate purchase.*
The following (20) Powerpoint slide presentation is a compilation of (4) separate Powerpoint presentations and can be used as individual or class practice (or printed as handouts) t
Using Taylor Swift’s award-winning song, “Mean,” you can teach and solidify for students what is
I have also included an anti-bullying message or a random acts of kindness activity for students to complete. This can be reported on through discussion, journal wri
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Poetry Theme Lesson with "STAAR" like Comprehension Questions
Speaker of Poem
Feelings of the Speaker
Type of Poem
I suggest that you use "The Road not Taken" by Robert Frost, however, you shoul
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* Poetry Creates Imagery Lesson with Grading Rubric
*10 “STAAR” Like Comprehension Questions
Aligned to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
This Imagery Lesson offers 2 simple and effective lessons that address the following TEKS:
This imagery mini lesson is part of my Building Poetry Pros unit recently listed. It includes anchor charts for imagery and sensory words, a graphic organizer for students to use with teacher selected poetry, and a sensory words sort for teachers to use for guided practice, as a center for independ
Poetry Comics Vol.2: Imagery, Form, and Irony: Activities Included
This is volume 2 of a series of comic lessons on poetry. Many students find poetry tough to handle. Poetry Comics is an ongoing series designed to provide teachers with fun and useful ways to teach students about poetry.
Use this resource to help support/guide student learning about imagery. 7 worksheets groups: each has imagery guided notes, 5 senses table, and 1 of 7 passages from Hatchet that contain imagery. They will highlight/underline based on which sense the writing appeals to. Last, students have a blank fr
Writing Poetry - Five Senses Poem. Help students get started using sensory language and begin writing poetry using vivid imagery. Guides students with a format for writing a poem using their senses. Examples will get them thinking. Includes handout, brainstorming pages, and final poem publishing pag
This file contains six printables for teaching mental imagery. They can be used with any book and will add variety to your lessons. The filmstrip and snapshot pages are a great way for students to narrow in on their most vivid mental images. The thought bubbles and clothesline pages will show how
Poetry for Spring - Students learn about imagery (and other figurative language) by reading an example of poem with strong imagery, answering analysis questions and then writing their own imagery poem. Great for a spring poetry unit!
- Assignment Sheet - poetry analysis
- Answer key for
Students love this creative approach to examining imagery in
The Great Gatsby!
These activities are a great way to encourage students' appreciation of Fitzgerald's lyrical diction and use of figurative language.
Directions require students to
---find and copy/paste a page from the novel,
This is a one day lesson to teach Imagery. This lesson includes a prezi presentation and an Exit Slip assignment. The Exit Slip can be used as a handout or students can simply write down the number questions and answers throughout the presentations.
The use of Exit Slips requires students to acti
Understanding the use of imagery (vivid description that incorporates the five senses – sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch, creating a mental picture for the reader) enhances reading enjoyment and brings added pleasure to the experience. It is also an important component of Common Core curriculum
These poems are text exemplars as listed by the ELA Common Core standards for grades 4-5. I have also included some poems from grades 2-3 that are easier to allow for differentiation.
• Who Has Seen the Wind? by Christina Rossetti
• Clouds by Christina Rossetti
• Fog by Carl Sandburg
• The Sky i
-5 Large picture cards (1 for each of the five senses)
-60 word choice cards (12 cards for each of the five senses)
-8 full color photo cards
-3 recording sheets (differentiated for different ability levels)
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This product can be used in a variety of way
This product is a fifteen question assessment on imagery sensory in literature. Students will need to identify the imagery sense being used and then identify what clue words are their evidence.
This item is also available as part of my IMAGERY SENSORY LESSON ACTIVITIES that includes multiple image
Halloween Writing imagery sheet and sensory word lists for reference. Students can use these lists to help them write spooky Halloween stories with imagery and more description. Great packet to put in a writing center or print them out for their writing notebooks or folders. First page explains how
Grab this set of 12 imagery task cards with differentiated activities to help your kids master the concept. These can be used separately or within your poetry unit! All you need to do it cut and laminate. You can also put the cards on a binder ring and use as a station during reading or writing work
This product contains a COMPLETE Spanish Poetry Unit. A STAAR Assessment questions (five questions) that will enable students to deeply understand poetry. This file also contains an imagery & writing organizer. This file is full of many opportunities for students to further understand poetry
Here is one of my favorite lessons to teach: imagery and irony.
I love teaching this because it allows me to really get the students talking. While that sounds weird because it seems like a lecture on boring English terms, the students really get animated when they see the examples from movies like
Imagery with Weather Poems! Have your students create weather poems using descriptive adjectives and imagery. Three different poem formats support differentiated instruction. After reading a story or novel in which weather plays a major role in developing the plot (such as the short story “All Summe
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R.L.1 Short bell ringer, review, fill-in activity, or other quick activity to sharpen your students' inferring skills. A very short story with questions attached.
Be sure and
Imagery - the five senses - more than just "seeing it"
a powerpoint & idea organizer
The biggest hurdle I find students have when understanding imagery is that they think it anything that they can "see in their mind" is imagery. Not so! Our students have healthy imaginations and can "see in the
This PDF file is of a boy and a girl, cut into three different parts to show the 3 different parts of a letter. Their heads are the heading of the letter. Their mouths are the greeting. Their bodies are the body. Their torsos are the closings and their feet are their signature. Each card states whet
This set includes twelve worksheets on figurative language and imagery. The topics include:
imagery that uses the five senses
and writing with figurative language and imagery.
This resource can also be purchased at a discount as part of this bundle, whi
Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing: Focus on Theme, Symbolism, & Imagery
This weeklong lesson on the coming of age short story "Through the Tunnel" by Doris Lessing is focused on the theme, symbolism, and imagery.
*Note taking PowerPoint with guided practice
This is a lesson on poetry and imagery
This mini bundle includes the poems of Langston Hughes and has a focus on the importance of imagery. More specifically, the lesson is based on two poems: A Dream Deferred and Mother to Son.
This lesson is part of a larger poetry bundle:
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Poe's creepy classic is an excellent choice for teaching symbolism, allegory and imagery. Grab your students' attention from the start with this 22-page, fully editable PowerPoint that includes:
• Thought–provoking pre-reading journal prompts
• Literary terms, definitions and pre-reading activities
This assignment is a fun way to approach the difficult sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Jonathan Edwards. It uses teenagers' interest in tattoos to involve them in analysis of symbolic imagery in the sermon and the emotional appeal they add to arguments. It also makes them laugh beca
This students prepares students to master the concept of imagery and sensory details in poetry.
-Quickwrite/Life Connection: Think about about your favorite memory & describe what you saw, heard, smelled, tasted, and touched.
-Imagery Guided Notes
-Guided Practice using "Petals"
I love using this in my classroom! It gets the students interested in reading because the cube makes it more like a game.
This cube includes questions over sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. It also has a side of the cube that asks students to connect what they are reading to real life. This c
Included are three sample poems with a color used as the title. There are two poems entitled "Blue" and one entitled "White." These are meant to be used as samples for students to refer to when writing their own color poems. I use these when we are focusing on sensory details and/or imagery. Stu
This 9-slide PowerPoint introduces "imagery", or the 5 senses, to students and instructs them to descriptively write about their dream house using each of the 5 senses. Students are asked to write a sentence using each sense (examples provided), highlight the evidence of each sense in each sentence
Poem in SPANISH “Mis Lupinos”
This poem “Mis Lupinos” is an excellent resource to teach all the poetic elements in a poem. Students will deepen their understanding of literary elements in a poem. This product also contains a formatted STAAR assessment (5 questions) that will allow students ts to
From top 10 Teacherspayteachers seller! 58 slides!! Features PowerPoints on DENOTATION, CONOTATION, FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE, and IMAGERY. As required by most state standards, students need to be familiar with subtle differences between words and the words that go best with the tone of a piece of writin
This is a scaffolded writing workshop designed to lead students through a poetry analysis essay. It is designed to be used with Langston Hughes' "A Dream Deferred."
This .zip file includes:
1. .pdf files in various forms of the prompt/assignment in order to accommodate various types of printing
If you need a great text for teaching Imagery and Visualizing, this is the book and lesson plan for you!
Karen Hesse uses amazing descriptive language (adjectives, similes, and metaphors) in her book "Come On, Rain!" to create imagery that naturally encourages visualizing. Through her expert use o
This lesson introduces imagery through the use of a prezi and various activities within the presentation.
Prezi is similar to a power point presentation, but better in so many ways. This prezi teaches students about imagery using hands on activities and group work.
*36 slide pre
This file contains a Poem "Monarch Butterfly" with a Imagery & Senses Organizer that will allow students to understand the poetic devices in a poem. This file also contains Writing organizers with one to illustrate their understanding of the poem and another one writing paper opportunity to use
POEMA COMPLETO “Los Bomberos”
This is an excellent poem to teach about free verse. This poem contains two different writing organizers options as well as two different imagery organizers. Students can choose or you the teacher can pick which one will best fit your classroom environment both orga
Keats Explains Imagery: Poetry Comics : Activities Included
This comic teaches students the concept of imagery using Keats's poem "To Autumn." The comic and poem are accompanied by questions as well as a second poem with activities.
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This is a brand new, 11-slide MS 2013 PowerPoint presentation which can double as printable step-by-step instructions for students to define imagery, work as a group and later independently to create imagery of their own. This is helpful in meeting CCSS anchor standards in ELA of language, reading,
Imagery Resources for Interactive Notebooks
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Here is my Imagery Interactive Notebook Resources and Activities that will help students better understand the many facets and types of Figurative Imagery. 20 Pages!
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This great half sheet asks students to explore all the senses and create an example of imagery for each sense.
Worksheet has 2 sections of imagery practice which include creation and identification, and it has 2 sections of review. Review portions include personification and tone. Students must
Graphic Organizer for Identifying Imagery in Poetry
(6) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Poetry. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of poetry and provide evidence from text to support their understanding
15 NO PREP DESCRIPTIVE WRITING WORKSHEETS designed to help students craft quick, focused, descriptive, sensory-filled writing passages. Each worksheet is scaffolded to help students achieve success. This is accomplished with the aid of a title, a visual prompt, and a word bank.
Students will craft
George Gordon, Lord Byron Explains Imagery: A Poetry Comic : Activities Included
This comic teaches students the concept of imagery using George Gordon, Lord Byron's "She Walks in Beauty." The comic and poem are accompanied by questions as well as a second poem with activities. If you like this com
This imagery handout explains the basics of this poetic device to students. Also includes a graphic organizer in the shape of a hand where students can record examples of imagery they find when they read.
Great way to visualize the components of imagery.