6th grade students studied artist, author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg (http://www.chrisvanallsburg.com/flash.html) and his book ‘The Z was Zapped’ which is a delightful alphabet book in the form of a play in twenty-six acts, performed by the brave and self-sacrificing letters. With the help of Westfield Librarian Mrs. Siegert, student then learned about alliteration and personification in order to create their own illuminated letter.

View all of the students’ Alphabet creations on Artsonia at:  http://www.artsonia.com/westfield5

Taught Rotation 4:  April 22nd 2013, Taught Rotation 3: January 25th 2013, Taught Rotation 3: February 1st 2011

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