Thursday, October 3, 2019
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
Kindergarten Literacy Talent Development was going to read the wordless picture book Free Fall with me this week, but the concept wasn't fully understood by the students, so I switched my plans up. We watched the short film, posted below, as an example of a wordless film. The kids and I watched and developed the idea of the story together and even discussed how colors and music help tell a story. Next week, we will be reading Free Fall, because now they understand how wordless stories work. Everyone should watch this Oscar winning short animated film. Imagine a world with no books!!!
We have a short week of school this week, but I am excited to continue the work we began after winter break. The kids came back excited to...