I've started a short unit plan with my 3rd grade...and I'm very excited about it!! This week students are creating a "character" in collage. I told them to come up with an original alien/monster. As they were working on their collage...I asked them to imagine what the personality of the character would be like, where would they live, and what are things that they would do. The next time they come ...we will review narrative art work. They will then take their character idea and draw a picture that tells part of it's story. The students were totally "into it"!!! The personalities are already there, and I can already imagine some of their stories. I can't wait to share with you the next part of the lesson over the next couple weeks!!