Observing and describing in Storm Boy 1: Describing a place
Story - Narrative
Middle years and up
birds eye point of view
describing a location
- Describe a place from a zoomed-out point of view that includes system dynamics.
- In this lesson we model the opening of Storm Boy, which establishes the coastal location of the story. This descriptive passage takes long-distance perspective that captures geography and season, and creates a dynamic portrait of a natural system. While the story is simple and directed towards middle years student, the language has a mythical, poetic quality that is challenging to reproduce.