Monthly Archives: November 2016

From Knowing to Doing

Picture courtesy of: https://teaser-trailer.com/the-martian-movie-clip/ Within the first few minutes of The Martian, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) finds himself stranded on Mars all by himself. After recognizing that the next Mars mission wouldn’t be for four more years, Watney realizes that … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 30

Today in class we discussed the reading you completed for Monday on the “Psychological Power of Storytelling” and talked about how good storytelling skills might serve you in your future communications. We also talked about the importance of using images … Continue reading

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Monday, November 28

I hope you all had a lovely and restful Thanksgiving Break! Today, we conducted a peer review of your picture book mock-ups, where each team had an opportunity to read a mock-up aloud and think carefully about the layout, experience, … Continue reading

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Analyzing Rainbow Fish

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The Giving Tree: A Bittersweet Journey

     

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“A Brilliant Mind” and Its Structures

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A Very Hungry Caterpillar: Taking a peek

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a picture book by Eric Carle that has received numerous awards and recognitions. It has been translated to over 40 languages and has been widely acclaimed for its success amongst the young. Why is that? … Continue reading

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No Boos for Click, Clack, Moo

   

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The Fourth: Analysis on “The Monster at the End of This Book”

A fourth wall refers to the invisible, imagined wall that separates the actors from the audience. Breaking the fourth wall means that the actors are aware of their fictitious existence and communicates directly with the audience. Jon Stone breaks the … Continue reading

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Analysis: The Little Engine That Could

Watty Piper’s the little engine that could is a children’s story book that has survived the passage of time about a little train engine that manages to pull a large amount of cargo. This image of The Little Engine That Could is presented … Continue reading

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