November 2008

Tips for Top-notch Teaching

Word Pictures

Word pictures are powerful tools that often are filled with emotions, actions, or colorful meaning contained in a word or phrase. Christ said, “I am the light of the world” or “unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a simple seed.” This is why we have the students examine the words and phrases in the story because when they discover these words that create vivid pictures in our minds, they simply learn better because more of their senses are engaged.