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Imagery and Sensory Details Write in Table of Contents
Copy: What is Imagery? Imagery is the use of vivid descriptions to create pictures inside the reader’s mind.
Copy: What are Sensory Details? Descriptive words that appeal (attract or influence) to the 5 senses to create “word pictures” in the reader’s mind. They help the story come alive!!
Copy: What are the five senses? 1. Hearing 2. Sight 3. Touch 4. Taste 5. Smell
What kind of examples of sensory details are these? The birds sang sweetly. The tinkling of broken glass. She shrieked with joy.
What kind of examples of sensory details are these? As stinky as a dirty diaper. He reminded her of her grandfather, a scent of peppermint and tobacco.
What kind of examples of sensory details are these? The sour leftover impression of vomit. As salty as a potato chip. Thick, not-too-sweet chocolate, with a hint of orange. The bitterness of getting her mouth washed out with soap.
What kind of examples of sensory details are these? The bright green leaf glistened in the sunlight. The students at El Cajon Valley High School shined in the hall with their bright red and blue school colors!
What kind of examples of sensory details are these? She caressed the cool, smooth cover of the laptop. The lotion gave her baby-soft skin. He was tied tightly, and the rough bark gouged his back. It was as soft as rabbit’s fur. The biscuit was as hard as a rock.
What kind of examples of sensory details are in this sentence? When a piece was fired, a red streak as round as a log flashed low in the heavens, like a monstrous bolt of lightning.
Homework Describe the street where you live using imagery. You must have 5-8 sentences with sensory details.
Find examples of imagery from pages 49-62 HearingSightTouchTasteSmell
Exit Ticket – Pick One Option 1: Something that I understand about imagery is ________________. Option 2: The author, Stephen Crane, used imagery to ________. Option 3: The imagery of the Civil War helped me to understand __________.