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Imagery is one of my personal favorite things about reading and writing. This pin is a great way to incorporate imagery which Duffy states is, "using prior knowledge about [descriptive] words and about our senses to create an image in the mind" (Duffy, p.117). "The relationship between reading and writing is particularity clear when teaching imaging...the more students practice composing text that helps readers create images, the better they will be at creating images as readers" (p. 121).

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I created this anchor chart yesterday. My students really enjoyed making their own story "movies" in their minds. They even stated they liked their mental images better than the actual book's illustrations!:

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Passwords Are Like Underwear (PDF graphic): http://bucknell.edu/Images/depts/ISR/TechSupport/Passwords.pdf (Would love if this was updated using Canva)

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Visualizing Reading Strategy Poster, Graphic Organizers & Activity Ideas

Grades 1-6 Posters, Graphic Organizers & Activity Ideas for Visualizing! Perfect to use with any texts to provide students plenty of opportunities to practice visualizing and creating mental images as they are reading.

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Best practices for describing scientific images for students who are blind or visually impaired

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How to Place Adjectives in Order| The English Student. This blog post contains an easy-to-understand explanation of the rules for correctly ordering multiple adjectives being used to describe a single noun, as well as the above visual aid, example sentences, and a short self-quiz for students. This could be valuable for helping higher proficiency ELLs understand this slightly tricky nuance of English.

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