Lesson overview

Story - Narrative
Middle years and up
describing setting
environmental description
describing things and objects
evoking history
Tracey Baptiste
The Jumbies
Narratives are almost always set in a physical world of objects and places. In this activity, we look at how we can write about the history of an object to add an extra layer of detail and evoke more of the world. We use a snippet from Tracey Baptiste's The Jumbies as a model.