Matching illustrations to the emotional content of a story can be difficult. Storybird.com allows students to explore artwork created all over the world and match them to their own poems and short stories to give them a new dimension of meaning. ..
At the end of this course, students create fable children’s books that will be published and donated to a local children’s hospital.
Included in this unit is a curriculum map, lesson plans and open-instruction lesson plans for Introduction to storyboard.com Cover Map and Children's Books and Social Issues Cover Map (teach it, demonstrate it the way it fits your classroom environment. and community)
Most lessons are interdisciplinary and have common core tie ins with art's and social science as its foundation.
***Illustrations are not my own and only add a visual element to the plan.***