There’s a reason that our first lessons on bringing detail into our writing often revolve around the 5 senses. There’s a rich, visceral connection we all make with our senses of touch, taste, sight, sound, and smell.
In this way, this week’s provocation can be a wonderful application for a writing unit, or else perhaps for science concepts such as adaptation, human development, etc.
Resource #1: s e n s e s by Whitelist
Resource #3: Blind Birdwatcher Sees With Sound by Great Big Story, via The Kid Should See This
Resource #4: Tactile, by Death To Stock
- How do human senses shape the way we experience the world around us?
- Why do we need our senses?
- How does life change without one of our senses? Two? Three?
- Does everyone use each of their senses in the same way? Why or why not?
- What is the connection between our senses and details?
- How does our use of our senses change over time?
featured image: DeathToTheStockPhoto