Required Journal Entry 7: Description and Narration Prewriting Choose a photograph that depicts an important event in your life. Be sure to complete each part to earn credit for the entry Describe: 1. In your journal, make a list of everything you see in the photo. Work from left to right and from the background to the foreground. 2. List two specific, concrete details for each sense that describes your experience of the event as follows: n Sight n Sound n Smell n Taste n Touch Compare: Write one fresh, creative comparison (one simile or metaphor) for one of your details. Narrate: Sketch out the narrative details of your picture. 1. Scene—Where did the event take place? 2. Key actions—What events led up to the one depicted? Did anything significant happen afterward? 3. Key participants—Who is depicted in your photo? 4. Key lines of dialogue—What was being said at the time? By whom? 5. Feelings—What were you feeling at the time the photo was taken?