I wanted to explore parts of the face for future drawing. The eyes are all different ways that they could be drawn on a face. I tried to explore different emotions and how to show an emotion using just eyes. The sad eyes are easy to spot because of the tears. The most confusing part […]Read more "Passion Project 11"
For students to fully understand what is meant by voice in a piece of writing it is important for them to be able to identify, create and define voice. As a class it is a good idea to create a chart or list discussing what voice is in writing. Using examples from texts have students […]Read more "Chapter 5- Making the Heart Beat with Voice"
It is important to be able to find the value in the first steps of the writing process as they begin to happen in the classroom. As seen on page 309 the student is to show style, voice, detail, and ideas. Progressions from drawing to writing need to be fluid and in a natural way.Once […]Read more "Chapter 10- Exploring the World of Beginning Writers"
Day 2- Fruit! After walking around the kitchen looking for inspiration I decided to take on the pineapple rather than the apple or pear on the counter. I began drawing the shape of the body of the pineapple then adding the stiff leaves on top. I then decided to create a patter on the outside […]Read more "Passion Project- 4"
Important Notes for Drafting: Keep all work even if it isn’t your best so you have writing to revise and edit when it is time. Write more about about less. “Don’t write that the “Holocaust was inhuman”; describe a “mountain of children”s shoes. Don’t write about how messy your brother is; tell the reader h […]Read more "Chapter 2- Setting the Stage"