Hello Fantasy Lovers,
Yesterday we had our final AFFL meeting of 2013, and it ended with a bang. We are continuing to talk about Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier. We may have been influenced by Mr. Auxier Yo-Yo skills and just might work on something similar for our next AFFL read. I would be a little afraid if I were you.
So at yesterday’s meeting we introduced the character Sir Tode. Because my voice is shot (teacher at the end of the school year) I had some of the members read selections from the chapter that introduced our friend Tode. I would then stop them at key moments in the introduction and have our AFFL members discuss what he might look like and then once we had a good set of descriptors, we drew our versions of Sir Tode.
Then we read on until the full explanation of the mighty Tode was revealed to us. Then we giggled and drew him again. Check out a few of our examples.
Once we were finished with our giggling about Sir Tode we ended our meeting with an ode to Peter asking Sir Tode if he could feel his face to better understand what he looked like.
So Caden was chosen to attempt and discover what he was being handed whilst blindfolded.
So there you have it, check back in the new year to see what kinds of AFFL activities we get up to next.