The Book Thief: Make the World Yours

Max teaches Rudy how to incorporate imagery into writing. He pushes her to use more descriptive vocabulary so that she can illustrate the day coherently and beautifully using her words. 

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  1. How does he teach her to write with visualization?
  2. How has her visualization in her writing change by the end of the clip?
  3. Give examples of how her visualization has become more descriptive and specific.

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This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Common Core State Standards
    Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and even...
  • Common Core State Standards
    Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

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