On day 1 of the CWC Galaxy Camp the focus was on alien life forms. We started by taking my quiz: What Type of Alien Are You? This inspired many of my students to modify their name placards:
So now I’m dealing with a room of Chewbaccas, Stiches, E.T.s and the like!
After this opening ice breaker, each student imagined an alien visitation by writing a story in either the form of a journal entry or a newspaper article. One of the key components of this project was to draw the evidence of the aliens. You can check out a bit of their work (in varying degrees of progress):