In my geekery on writing education, I have stumbled upon a concept introduced in both of these sources by Brandon Sanderson (whom I have never personally read, but he has so much writing education content out there, that I'm a fan of his as a student of the craft).
The Pyramid of Abstraction.
In Writing Excuses 8:31 Dialogue, Blocking, and Description he briefly describes it, but in the following BYU lecture on characters, he goes into great depth on the concept.
I know this is my second post like this, in a row no less. I feel a little bad about that, but I really think this is worth sharing with new and aspiring writers. It articulates grounding the reader in a scene so well, and that can be a tough concept to explain. So, I hope you find this interesting, and useful!
Happy writing, and happy NaNoWriMo!