Blog Post 9: 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.

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Blog Post 8: 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.

BH4: Change It Up

Add a new header picture to your blog.  Select an image that reflects some aspect of section 2 or 3 of your graphic novel.

Step A:

1.  Find an image on the internet that connects to a theme from your graphic novel.

2.  Save it to your photos or to your m drive or google docs.

Step B:

From your blog,

1. Click on My Sites, scroll down to Themes and click on Customize when it appears.

2.  Click on the Header Image button at the top right.

3.  Click on Header

4.  Click on Add New Image

5.  Click on Upload File

6.  Click on Select Files and select your image from your google docs

7.  Click on Select and Crop

8.  Crop Image

9.  Click on Save and Publish

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 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.