What is an illustrator and what job do they have to make a book come alive? This was the question we pondered this week. We discovered the illustrator, Matthew Myers and a few of the books he has illustrated.
We continued to discover how to unlock information through using text elements such as a Table of Contents, an Index, a Glossary, and photos. We read a story written by a real astronaut, Chris Hadfield and how he overcame his fear of the dark to become a commander on the Internation Space Station. This is an adorable book with great illustrations and a cute pug named Albert to interest every reader no matter your age.
The Alders have been studying how to make campaign materials and have been divided into different politcal parties to do research for different debate topics. They have worked hard to be creative in their flyers, posters, bumper stickers, lawn signs, and advertisments.
Cedars are becoming experts on web design and working hard on putting together their E-Portfolios.