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On Wed, 6 Nov 1996 Toulouse95 wrote:
> To Those Interested,
> Since this book title keeps cropping up, I thought I might send on a lesson
> plan. Wish I could say it was original -- adapted from a plan shared at a
> LESSON PLAN:
> Show students examples of children's ABC books, preferably Graeme Base's
> Animalia. This book is as much fun for adults as is it for young children.
> Your local library should have a copy or Books-A-Million carries it in the
> art section as well as the intermediate reader section.
> Assign each student a letter of the alphabet (I had them draw their letter
> from a hat). Pass out handout. I had them do the illustration in mixed media:
> colored pencil, marker, watercolor washes. These make an impressive display
> that students, teachers and parents really enjoy. Could donate entire
> alphabet to a nursery school or kindergarten class.
> ARTISTIC ALLITERATION
> Letter that you are to illustrate:
> Use only words that begin with this letter to fill in the charts below.
> Animal/Person Types Action Words Objects Adjectives
> EX: Ballerina,Baboon Bouncing, Buying Beach Ball, Bubbles Bright,
> 1. 1. 1. 1.
> 2. 2. 2. 2.
> 3. 3. 3. 3.
> 4. 4. 4. 4.
> 5. 5. 5. 5.
> Write at least 3 creative phrases below using the words above.
> Choose a phrase and use it to create an illustration for a children's
> alphabet book. The more you elaborate the better.
> PHRASE TO ILLUSTRATE:
> Will send hard copy, if anyone is interested and will send snail mail
> Mary Jane