Students might write a story, describe a personal experience, tell what they know about the topic, or express their feelings about the image.
The writing does not have to be exactly what the picture is about, but it should be inspired by the picture.
Pictures are a perfect springboard to writing either a personal narrative or a fictional narrative.
Students can write a story with a partner or write stories individually.
He received his Ph D in English Literature and Medieval Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014.
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