Our class participated in a Groundwork Somerville lesson. The students learned about different types of tomatoes and the structure of tomato plants. They made observations and drew pictures representing the stem, leaves, flowers, fruit, roots, and stem.
Our class assembled four robots that reflected an act of kindness. They used recycled materials to build their upcycled robots and it was amazing to see their creations. All teams worked cooperatively and I am proud of what our class was able to accomplish.
Artist Raul Gonzalez III visited our classroom to share his love of comic book illustration with our class.
He’s a contributor to SpongeBob Squarepants Comics, which the kids thought was really cool. The children especially loved watching him draw SpongeBob!
The kids were captivated by Raul’s lively and engaging stories and they are all inspired to draw and write comics of their own. At the end of the day they practiced drawing a character that was inspired by themselves, their friends, their family, or their pets.
Want to learn more about Raul’s comic, Lowriders in Space? Click here to watch a video on YouTube. You can also read more about Raul on his website. Raul’s comics, Lowriders in Space and Lowriders to the Center of the Earth, can be found at Porter Square Books, your local library, or on Amazon.