ERIC Number: ED480262
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Nov-1
Reference Count: N/A
Draw a Story: Stepping from Pictures to Writing.
Students draw a series of pictures that tell a simple story that includes character action, problem and solution. They "read" their story to others, transcribe it into writing, and create an accordion book with the drawings and writing. The activity supports the transition from oral to written storytelling. During the four 30- to 40-minute sessions, K-2 students will: identify details in wordless books, which help them tell a story; draw a series of pictures which tell a sequential story; tell a sequential story following their own drawings; write a story which corresponds to their own sequential drawings; match their writing to corresponding drawings; and participate in the publishing process. The instructional plan, lists of web resources, student assessment/reflection activities, and a list of National Council of Teachers of English/International Reading Association (NCTE/IRA) Standards addressed in the lesson are included. (RS)
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Freehand Drawing, Primary Education, Story Telling, Writing Assignments, Writing Instruction
Managing Editor, ReadWriteThink, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: MarcoPolo Education Foundation.; National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; International Reading Association, Newark, DE.