Picture This!

Contributor: Jennifer Blanchard. Lesson ID: 13571

Are the pictures your favorite part of a book? Did you know they do more than just look pretty? This lesson will tell you how important those pictures are!

categories

English / Language Arts, Literary Studies

subject
Reading
learning style
Auditory, Visual
personality style
Golden Retriever
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Skill Sharpener

Lesson Plan - Get It!

Audio:

Look at this very famous painting by Vincent van Gogh from a long time ago.

The Starry Night, 1889

Image by Eric Perlin from Pixaby has no copyright restrictions.

  • What does this picture tell you?

In this lesson, you will learn that you can add pictures to words to give more details.

  • What could you tell from the above painting?

question marks

I saw it was of a town at night.

I saw:

You can tell a lot through words. Authors use words in their books.

book

But, you can also tell a lot through pictures.

picture book

Sometimes, pictures do a better job of adding more details to what is written.

  • What are details?

Details are descriptions, or words you can use to make someone think of something better.

Watch this video to learn more!

Writing with the Senses - BrainPOP Jr. from Jasmine Brooks:

  • Do you get it?

Then, it's time for the Got It? section!

Elephango's Philosophy

We help prepare learners for a future that cannot yet be defined. They must be ready for change, willing to learn and able to think critically. Elephango is designed to create lifelong learners who are ready for that rapidly changing future.