A versatile tool that explores complexity of the subject matter through the senses. Its purpose is to press general ideas to very specific images that can then be explored through an art form or creative writing by activating prior knowledge.
Determine the theme, emotions, or vocabulary you feel is central to the lesson. For example, in "The Great Depression" the time period is framed by contrasting conditions: Hard Times and New Deal. The Sense Web establishes the language of images in which to talk about text, facts and complex ideas of a specific area of study.