Description: Identify words and phrases in stories, poems, or songs that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses (touch, hearing, sight, taste, smell).
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 4C


4C: Visualizing

4C: Visualizing

Description: Visualizing

✓ standard met

Selection: A-54


Grade level: 1
Word count: 721 words
Author: R. Bender
Synopsis: Max learns an important -- and nutty! -- lesson about greed.
Excerpt: It was made of clear glass.

Question: Read this sentence from the selection. What does this sentence tell you about the jar?
  1. The contents of the jar could be easily seen.
  2. The jar was very difficult to fill.
  3. The jar was very heavy and hard to move.
  4. The contents of the jar could not be eaten.

✓ standard met

Writing prompt: Give an example of how an author helps you form a picture in your mind about what you are reading.


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