LO: I can use descriptive language
Look again at the scene in the evening, when Gregory and Lennox are sitting on the hillside and watching the fireflies.
Ask them to listen carefully as you read and to picture the scene in their mind. Tell me what they can see.
Model writing a descriptive passage
write up their description of what they see and focus on clear and powerful imagery and language
Listen to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFECAQVPC70 (has night time insect sounds)
Describe what you can see/hear and smell
Use expanded noun phrases
Choose words for effect
Use a simile