Description and Illustration
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to respond to Stowe's descriptive writing by creating a work of art
Common Core Standards:
Discuss Stowe's descriptive writing style with the students. Although she's telling what they may now see is a polemical story, there to make a persuasive point, she often spends a great deal of time on her descriptive writing, on setting the different scenes using wide-ranging sensory detail. Read a few pre-selected passages aloud to the class: do students feel they can picture the settings or the characters in the...
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