Bonus 2: What’s For Dinner

Find a recipe online for a dish that perfectly connects to or sums up your graphic novel or the main character in your graphic novel.

A.  Post the recipe to your blog.

B.  Write a 5 sentence blog entry in which you explain why the recipe is perfect for your graphic novel or its main character.  Include at least three reasons.  Be sure to make specific reference to the events in  your graphic novel.

C.  Write a line of fan fiction in which the main character of your novel comments on the meal.  Try to make your line of dialogue fit with the way the character thinks and speaks.

Blog Post 8: Final Impressions

1.  Write a blog post in which you describe your thoughts about the graphic novel after you have finished reading it.

Some topics you could include:

-why you liked it

-why you disliked it

-why you liked/disliked the writing

-why you liked/disliked the artwork

-how your feelings for the novel changed from beginning to end

-your favourite/least favourite part

-your favourite/least favourite character

-what you found most interesting

-things you did not understand or questions you still have

-why you liked/disliked the ending

Length: 10 sentences

 

2.  Comment on the post of two of your classmates.

 

Blog Post 7: Original Art

A.  Create a sketch or drawing that emphasizes, connects to or symbolizes some part of your graphic novel.

-do not simply recreate a scene

-instead aim to create a symbolic representation of a character, event or theme

-your piece of art should be 8.5 b y 11

-your piece of art can be in black and white

-your piece of art must demonstrate neatness and an effort to be creative

B.  Post your sketch to your blog.  The easiest way of doing this may be to take a picture of it with your phone and then email the picture to yourself or upload it using the wordpress app.

 

C.  Write a 5  sentence blog post in which you explain why you drew what you drew.  Describe three of your artistic choices.

 

D.  Comment on the pieces of at least two of your classmates.

Blog Post 6: Everybody Hurts…

Watch (feel free to sing- a-long):

Then:

Write a blog entry in which you describe the worst or most difficult problem or conflict that the main character must deal with.

Be sure to:

-describe the conflict fully

-explain why it is the most serious conflict or problem for the main character

-explain what is so difficult about it

-explain how it makes the character feel

-explain what it requires the main character to do

 

Length: 5 sentences

 

And:

Respond to a blog post 5 from one of your classmates.

Length: 5 sentences

Blog Post 5: One Liner

A.  Write a blog post in which you:

1.  post your favourite line or piece of dialogue from section two or three

2.  explain why you loved it, why it was so interesting, why it was so well written, etc. (5 sent)

B.  Comment on the favourite line of one of your classmates (5 sent)

Blog Post 4: Character Tree

After reading section 1, draw a family tree of the characters you have read about so far.  Your diagram can have more than one tree if there is more than one family.  Use lines, colour and labels to show the relationships and connections between the characters.

After drawing your tree(s), take a picture of it and upload it to your blog.  I will help you when you get to this point.

 

Blog Post 3: Most Interesting Character Ever

After reading part 1 of your graphic novel, write a blog entry in which you explain which character you find the most interesting.  Explain why you find this character interesting by commenting on the conflicts they are in, the way they behave and their motivations.

Length: 5 to 10 sentences

and

Respond to a blog post 3 from one of your classmates.

Length: 5 to 10 sentences