[p’[-0-WALT: understand information by looking at graphic features

Link to: ISH book

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ISH page 4A

“Ramon could not even answer.

He just crumpled up the drawing and threw it across the room”

From just reading the words on the page (above)

What do you think Ramon is feeling? Thinking?

Sad/mad/angry at his drawing or at his brother Leon

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What do you think Ramon is feeling or thinking after you took a look at the book?

Angry but upset at the same time.

Now take a look at the picture and the colour and see if you can identify

What do you see?

What does it tell you?

Picture

  • Ramon is throwing his crumpled drawing at the vase and the vase is about to fall.

That is very mad and he does not want to draw a picture of the vase and the flowers anymore.

Colour

  • The colour used was red.

Which I think means that he is angry.

ISH page 4B

“Leon’s laughter haunted ramon

He kept trying to make his drawings look “right” but they never did”

From just reading the words on the page (above)

What do you think Ramon is feeling? Thinking?

Sad that he could not make his drawings look right.

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What do you think Ramon is feeling or thinking after you took a look at the book?

Lonely/gloomy/sad/mad

Now take a look at the picture and the colour and see if you can identify

What do you see?

What does it tell you?

Picture

  • There is a lot of paper on the floor.

It means that he has tried to make the drawings look right a lot of times.

Colour

  • There was no colour except for white.

I think it means that he is lonely and sad.

ISH page 5

“After many months and many crumpled sheets of paper, ramon put his pencil down

I’m done”

From just reading the words on the page (above)

What do you think Ramon is feeling? Thinking?

I think he is sad and he is about to give up.

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What do you think Ramon is feeling or thinking after you took a look at the book?

He looks very sad and he is putting his pencil down.  Also there is still lots of paper on the floor which means he didn’t give up but now he has.

Now take a look at the picture and the colour and see if you can identify

What do you see?

What does it tell you?

Picture

  • He is putting his pencil down and there is a lot of paper on the floor.

I think it means that Ramon does not want to draw anymore and he wants to give up.

Colour

  • The colour used is white.

I think the colour white still means that e is lonely/sad/gloomy.

Take a closer look at what ramon is doing in the picture.

What is he doing with his hands?

He is putting the pencil down.

What does the pencil represent?

I think that the pencil represents that ramon really loves to draw and usaully he had his pencil in his hands all the time but now he is putting the pencil down which means he does not want to draw anymore.

So what do you think Ramon letting go of his pencil means?

That he wants to never ever do drawings anymore.