RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Whitney Fisher
Reply to Sarah
Mon Dec 5, 2011 10:03

That is a great idea about having the students draw the setting, characters, and events. I had not thought of that but I would definitely use that in the future. Students would be a part of creating what they heard and saw instead of the teacher giving the students the pictures. We did have them sequence the story together to see how they put the events in order. Have you used story structure in the way you described (having the students draw)? Did it work pretty well?

  • Kindergarten Reading Comprehension - Sarah patten, Sun Dec 4 16:08
    Great work! Story Structure teaching is beneficial! Could the students draw their own picture of the setting? Characters? 3 events in the story (beginning, middle, end)-then you would keep putting... more
    • Drawing - Marlee Wright, Sun Dec 11 22:18
      Oooh, I like that idea! I may borrow it this week, in fact! We are working hard on setting and characters right now. I have to laugh when we ask "Where did the story happen?" and the student says "In ... more
      • Re: Drawing - Whitney Fisher, Mon Dec 12 14:16
        Awesome! I am glad that you will be able to use the idea. You never know what kinds of answers you will get from students!
    • Storyboard - Rachel Hicks, Mon Dec 5 18:24
      I love the idea of using the students pictures to create a storyboard. That would allow you to ask the students how did the characters get from point A to point B and so on.
    • Reply to Sarah - Whitney Fisher, Mon Dec 5 10:03
      • respond to Whitney - sarah patten, Mon Dec 5 17:21
        Yes I did work well! I did have to think about their art ability so I gave them a choice, if they were not into art they could write or I had them cut pictures from scrap magazines. Really... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011