Let's Illustrate! Fun With Folktales
Just in time for Halloween, join Kennedy Center Teaching Artist Donna Washington and SCGSAH Teaching Artist Daphne Cuadrado Andino as they explore the spooky folktale "The Ghost With One Black Eye." In this activity, students will learn about the role that illustrators play in storytelling, develop basic illustrating techniques, and create their own illustrations to go along with the story!
Suitable for grades 3-6.
Create, Respond, Connect
- What's included
-Storytelling video, featuring Kennedy Center Artist Donna Washington
-Printable storybooks for illustration activity
- Guiding Question
How do illustrations enhance a story?
- Standards Addressed
Visual Arts Standards:
VA.CR NM.1.1 I can use some elements of art to communicate a story about a familiar place or object.
VA.CR NM.2 I can use some materials, techniques, and tools to create artwork.
VA.R NL.5.1 I can identify an object that is the subject or main idea an artwork.
VA.C NL.7 I can show art concepts among arts disciplines, other content areas, and related careers..
RL.3.7.1 Explain how illustrations contribute to create mood or emphasize aspects of character or setting.
This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:
World Class Skills: Creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem solving
Life and Career Characteristics: Self-direction, Global Perspective
Learn Independently, Express Ideas
About the Project Creator
To learn more about Daphne Cuadrado Andino, click here.
To learn more about Donna Washington, click here.
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