Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Point of View: The REAL Stories. Book Publishing!

I read the students Jon Sciezka's version of The three Little Pigs and Roald Dahl's poem Cinderella from his Revolting Ryhmes.  We discussed point of view and students chose their own fairy tales to give their own treatment to. Some of them are truly amazing and coming off the press now.  Sciesza's works have been a major through line this year. Some students have been experimenting with Microsoft Publisher whilst others have gone for a more traditional approach. We can't wait to share these with our buddy class early in term four. Most students have started on the illustrating component of the task. The students are also making a promotional peg figurine to promote their publications focusing on a character from the story of their choice. Below are some excerpts and some of the author/illustrators: