Watch the Wild Things March across your screen in the movie below.
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Step-by-Step Wild Thing ppt
I have a 30 slide step by step powerpoint with instructions, media, links, and animations that you can use to guide your students through each step of creating a wild thing with visual texture in the style of the creatures featured in the book. Use this link to download.
Visual Texture Worksheet
This worksheet is for students to invent and practice drawing the features of their wild thing's face and the visual texture that will cover it's body. Download the worksheet from this link
To learn about visual texture (drawing something the way it would feel if you could touch it) is explained in this musical Fugleflick video created by first graders below.
Digital Warm Up:
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To extend this lesson digital have student take a digital image of their finished work and speak through it using an app like iFunFace. They could describe their visual texture, say what makes them wild, or share a little known fact.
Now that students made a book inspired piece of art, it would make sence they put that art back into a book with a bookmark. Students can use this template I made below to layer on their wildthing using the superimpose app. I purchased 2" by 8" bookmark sleeves that these can be printed and placed into for safe keeping. Here are the steps: