Studio

Characters in Search of an Author

This art activity will give students the opportunity to create a fantasy puppet using a clothespin and construction paper.

 

 

Schools will need to provide construction paper, drawing paper, pencils, scissors, and glue.

Draw - Write - Read

Chris will use his cartooning skills to take students step-by-step to create a cartoon character who will be the main character for their own story. A story frame outline with choices from which students can select will be used to scaffold their writing. With partners, students will share their written prose.

 

 

Schools will need to provide drawing paper,

writing paper, and pencils.

People Biographies

This art lesson combines interviewing a classmate and creating a paper likeness in which the written biography is inserted. Chris will use his cartooning skills to take students step-by-step to create the person's likeness on the final product. 

Schools will need to provide drawing paper, pencils (regular and colored), scissors, and glue.