The “Setting: Time, Place, and Sensory Language” slideshow defines the writing element setting. It raises students’ awareness of the many aspects of setting, showing why setting details are important in creating both fiction and nonfiction stories. It introduces the need for specificity in setting description and sensory language, demonstrating its use with class discussions and activities.

Teacher Tips! Please preview the slideshow and educator guide before sharing with your students so you can determine which activities and exercises will best meet the needs of your class. We also recommend that you present and discuss the following slideshows to your students before presenting “Time, Place, and Sensory Language:”

RESOURCES: Educator Guide | Handouts | Bibliography

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