Inspiration and ideas come from everywhere….it’s sensory and stimulating – and it’s what makes life so interesting!!
This lesson idea came from a variety a wonderful conversations with colleagues and a children’s book called, Patches. I set out to develop a lesson that required my students to write a short story blog post that was inspired by pictures – giving them inspiration for the character(s), setting and plot. The stories are great fun!
The follow up art making lesson to the writing assignment required the students to create a piece of art inspired by their story. Above, are images of student works inspired by their stories.
Here are a few links to some students’ wiriting: