Power of the PEN

45 min.

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Wonder of the Day #327

What Makes Ink Permanent?


Understand that drawing is a life skill

Big Idea

Being able to DRAW enables you to change the world

Read My Pen by Christopher Myers

My pen

Christopher Myers ends the book with
"There are a million pens in the world and each one has a million worlds inside it - So if you have a pen, see what you can do-Let those world inside your pen out!"

Encourage students to complete continuous line drawings of their friends.

Other books to use:

Pencil Art Workshop by Matt Rota

Pencil Art Workshop

The Big Adventure of a Little Line by Serge Bloch

Big Adventure of a Little Line

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

Harold and the purple crayon

Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg

Beautiful oops!

Review Wonderopolis link on history of ink