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Lesson 3

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  (has night time insect sounds) (fireflies)

Remember to:

Describe what you can see/hear and smell

Use expanded noun phrases

Choose words for effect

Use a simile