Use Norman Rockwell’s Post covers to spark creative writing.
Rockwell is known as The Saturday Evening Post’s most famous illustrator. He submitted his first successful cover painting, “Mother’s Day Off”, to the Post in 1916. Over the next Forty-seven years his work appeared on the cover a total of 323 times. Each cover that he created tells a story. Through his work, he presents images of everyday life in America, childhood, civil rights, war, and change. He was known for finding the special stories in moments that others took for granted.
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- Spark creative writing
- Build language skills
- Explore dialogue
- Notice detail in illustration
- Participate in collaborative conversation
- Printed or digital copies of various Saturday Evening Post covers. [insert link to images].
- Writing paper
- Index Cards