- Analyze the opening of chapter 1 (the nature scene).
- Learn the definition of imagery and its relation to the 5 senses.
- Identify examples of imagery and which of the 5 senses are being appealed to.
- Analyze Steinbeck’s writing style through his use of imagery.
- Analyze a nature scene so that students can create their own description of it using Steinbeck’s writing style/incorporating imagery.
Print and digital versions available!
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1. Teacher Directions
- Students assess their background knowledge on imagery.
3. Passage Analysis
- Students analyze the opening of chapter 1 (nature description) identifying examples of imagery.
- Students analyze how Steinbeck uses imagery to establish time (season/time of day) and place (setting).
4. Nature Scene Analysis
- A picture of a nature scene is provided for students to analyze.
- Students create examples of imagery describing the image.
5. Mimic Steinbeck’s Writing Style Worksheet
- Students write a description of the image using Steinbeck’s writing style (specifically focusing on his use of imagery to describe nature and to create a sense of time and place).
- Details what the students are supposed to include in their description of the nature scene.
File Type: Zip file with PDF, Word Docs & link to Google Slides
Editable: Partially – One Word doc and one slide in the Digital Version is editable.
Total Pages: 36
Content Pages: 26