Saturday, May 21, 2011

Todd Parr

We have been reading books by Todd Parr. Todd's books focus on helping kids feel good about themselves in a simple,fun and silly way. Many of the message in his books are about acceptance, differences, and empowerment. .

Art Work Inspired By Todd's Books'

Todd uses bright colors in his illustrations.

We noticed that many of his stories start with a pattern.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Kevin Henkes

Using the pattern of the story A Good Day the students created their own version.

There is a great book which gave me this idea...It is about teaching primary kids how to write fairy tales and problem/solution type stories. Once I find the author I will add that info