Monday, March 5, 2012

Fifth Grade Picture Books

After reading and examining many professionally published picture books, fifth graders began to write a story for their meeting partners. They knew right from the start that some of the story would be told with text, ad some would be told through illustrations.

Jody and Lily work together as Lily makes decisions about both page breaks and illustrations for her picture book.

Margaret is working on her storyboards. Notice that she has her text, broken into pages, right beside her.

Here is a sample of s storyboard that one child created. The storyboard constitutes a "rough draft" of the illustrated version of the story.

Here is a final illustration from the same picture book.

Here is another final illustration, this picture is done using water color paints.

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Stay tuned for photos of several final picture books,


and beginning work with memoir.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for putting this blog together! We love this blog. XXX Liz