Using your Senses
This sheet will help you organize and further develop your ideas generated by the music. By thinking about and using our senses, the words come alive as we create descriptive sights, tastes and smells.
down one of your words from your word list.
Fill in all of the (1) lines with words from your word list. Now complete lines (2) and (3).
Try for at least one line in each category.
Sight: Read your word. What pictures appear in your mind? What is this word doing?
Hearing: Listen to your word. What do you hear?
Taste: Smack your lips together. What does your word taste like?
Smell: Breathe in. What does your word smell like?
Touch: How does your word feel? Is it rough, coarse, round, smooth, etc?
When you are finished trade papers with a partner. On your partner's paper, highlight phrases that you particularly like and write down in the margins why you like them. Put a star next to phrases that you think could use more description and write down what needs to be worked on. Trade papers with your partner.
at the phrases your peer editor starred and read their comments.
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