Observing and describing in Storm Boy 5: Describing the weather

Lesson
Observing and describing in Storm Boy 5: Describing the weather
10 pages
Purpose
Describe a weather event as a dynamic system over time.
Description
In stories about the natural world, weather is often an important source of drama. One of the central dramatic moments in Storm Boy is the arrival of a great storm. This passage takes the same zoomed-out perspective we've seen in other lessons, describing the storm as it grows over time and how it impacts on Storm Boy.
Lesson type
Detailed practice
Genre / Topic
Childhood, Growing up, Nature, Weather