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Utilizing Visual Images for Creating and Conveying Setting in Written Text

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Utilizing Visual Images for Creating and Conveying Setting in Written Text

Grades 3 – 6
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Kathleen E.S. Church

New Hartford, Connecticut


National Council of Teachers of English


Materials and Technology

Student Interactives





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Doodle Splash

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Doodle Splash

Doodle Splash combines the process of drawing with analytical thinking by pairing online drawing with writing prompts that encourage students to make connections between their visual designs and the text.


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  1. Review the National Geographic Kids Photo Gallery and select and print two photographs for each student.
  2. Plan for small group and whole group activities, internet access, computer access (for the reflective process), and drawing materials.
  3. Review pictures to be used during introduction and teacher modeling.


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