The Dark Is Rising: Guided Imagery

To launch a reading of The Dark is Rising, the second novel in Susan Cooper's award winning contemporary fantasy novel sequence for young adults, class members engage in a guided imagery exercise that asks them to visualize the setting of the story.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Before sharing, have class members sketch the images they imagined while listening
Classroom Considerations

  • Part of a series of resources designed to accompany a reading of The Dark is Rising

  • The packet includes a rationale for the activity, directions, and the guided imagery prompt

  • Beware of the typos and grammar errors in the prompt