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Card 35 - The Wolf That Would Forgive

From the Models of Excellence Project Card Collection

Topic

Grade Level

8th Grade
Four Rivers Charter Public School
Greenfield, MA

Eight grade students created a professional-quality book of fables, illustrated with woodcut-style scratchboard illustrations, as a gift to elementary students. They began the project by creating personal narratives that highlighted a challenge of character they themselves experienced.

The Wolf That Would Forgive
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Students then studied the genre of fables and created criteria for the elements of an effective fable. After this, they transformed their personal challenge into a fable with an animal protagonist and a concluding moral message. Working through multiple drafts with critique from peers, teachers, professional writers and artists, they produced a book to give to elementary schools.

The eighth graders did field research in 3rd and 4th grade classrooms at a number of local elementary schools to insure that their themes and language were relevant, engaging and clear to younger readers.

Topic

Grade Level

8th Grade
Four Rivers Charter Public School
Greenfield, MA

Eight grade students created a professional-quality book of fables, illustrated with woodcut-style scratchboard illustrations, as a gift to elementary students. They began the project by creating personal narratives that highlighted a challenge of character they themselves experienced.

The Wolf That Would Forgive
Click on the image to learn more about this project

Students then studied the genre of fables and created criteria for the elements of an effective fable. After this, they transformed their personal challenge into a fable with an animal protagonist and a concluding moral message. Working through multiple drafts with critique from peers, teachers, professional writers and artists, they produced a book to give to elementary schools.

The eighth graders did field research in 3rd and 4th grade classrooms at a number of local elementary schools to insure that their themes and language were relevant, engaging and clear to younger readers.

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