When you're first teaching writing, you must help students learn visualization – or
visualizing what to write about. If you choose a topic or must prepare students
to write for a graded or practice writing prompt, give them something concrete
to get their brains warmed up.
Examples for visualizing:
- + picture or diagram
+ personal story
+ realia – such as a handmade bag from the Bahamas, a tortoise shell, or a Japanese