Playful poems of characters at play

For Day 3 at my CBIS writing camp in Seoul, we focused on character.

One project was to develop well-rounded characters to go with the Too Much Tales that we started the day before. We did this by exploring many examples of famous characters from books and movies, and then created detailed character profiles.

Here are some photos of some of them in progress . . .

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The other project we had fun with was taking an existing character from books, fairtyales, and movies and imagining what they might be doing in their “off hours.” The students then drew their chosen characters in those scenes and wrote short poems about them.

Here’s some of their scenes and poems in progress . . .

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