This week the children tuned into our new Creative Expression Unit.
We all respond to beauty. Students explore how we use a variety of literature to express ourselves. Students will inquire into how literature reflects our culture, beliefs and values. We come to understand the importance of valuing personal creativity, and the importance of the arts in reflecting and shaping cultures.
Through literature, we can express ourselves, our thoughts, and our ideas.
How we use a variety of literature to express ourselves.
How literature reflects our culture, beliefs and values.
How can I express myself through writing?
How do different forms of writing support my message?
voice, creative, creativity, expression, genre, culture, literature, beliefs, values, meaningful, folktales, audience, fiction, clarity, ideas, organization, story elements (message, purpose, character, setting, plot (events), problem, solution, conclusion), personal, point of view, good and evil.
This week we had Alisa, Tom’s mum came in and share some books that they both enjoy reading at home. Thursday the kids took part in the Grade 2 Book Rotation which took place in the LT. Various teachers around the school shared a variety of different books with the children paying particular attention to the genre, authors message and why they had chosen the particular book.
Please enjoy the slideshow below.