‘Write Here’at Mellers Primary School      Nottingham
Art and Creative Writing  Talking for Writing
Adventures    in narrativesequence…
First…
…a visit to see       The Tin Soldier      by Tangere Arts ,             atNottingham Trent University…
…working withthe writer Peter Rumney’s Theatre Design students
then…
back in school,preparing for our  gallery visit…
….making pictureswith our bodies…
New ways to look at  and talk about    pictures…
Finding our own stories in art…
…and the writermessing with our brains!…
“…you say…   …………… ………I say….……………………..”
The“and-why-because”     game…
…finding new ways to tell stories…
Then to theDjanology Art Gallery…
What are these Mexicanartists trying to say to us?…
…about the world?…
Bringing the  images  to life…
“I thought it (the exhibition) was really brilliant because  there were lots of stories about the Meixican people and  lot...
New ways of looking at…story structure
!!!??……
Trying new ways   of writing…   (Post It Notesfor story structure)
Trying new ways       of writing…   (Writing backwardsfrom the end of the story)
Then…
…back in school…working with an image from the exhibition…
…and working with   Peter’s story    inspired by  this picture…
The Story ofBala and Wareem…
Mapping the story  and acting it outwith Miss Heyman…  …so it becomes   our own….
Looking atstory structures again…
…playing ‘Sevens’…
…and telling stories    through  playing card  sequences…
Looking atstory structures again!…
….. writing our own versions    of Bala and Wareem          using the   Post It Notes again…
Playing‘and-why-because’   again to help  with the detail…
Sentence A             Sentence B
Sentence BSentence A
Sentence B   Sentence A
Sentence B   Sentence A
Sentence B   Sentence A
Sentence B   Sentence A
Sentence BWhy? Because…                   Sentence A
Sentence BWhy? Because…                 1…………..                   Sentence A
Sentence BWhy? Because…                   1…………..Why? Because…      2…………..  Why? Because…                    3…………..     ...
Sentence A         1…………..             2…………..             3…………..Sentence B
Sentence A 1………….. 2…………..  3…………..Sentence B
Sentence A 1…………..                 3………….. 2…………..Sentence B
Sentence A    3………….. 2…………..  1…………..Sentence B
Writing backwards  from the end  of the story…
Linking up with howMiss Weyman works…
We wanted to workwith a visual artist…  Huw Feather…
Drawing the     sections of theBala and Wareem story…
….. as if it were shot with a TV             camera…
…and exploringnarrative sequences…
Evaluating the   project  so far…
…thinking about what   helped us to bemore confident writers,  and what didn’t…
Thinking about the whole journey of our project       as a story     or narrative…  to help evaluate it…
DesigningTV camera shots    to help us     evaluate  the project…
A finished piece of writing…
A finished piece of writing…          developed throughvisits to the art gallery and theatre,            drawing, acting, ...
• Finished image
Funded by  Writing East Midlands   Lakeside Arts Centre  Nottingham Central EIP  Mellers Primary School   The Mighty Creat...
Creative Writing  & Visual Art - Write Here Project, Revolution on Paper Exhibition February 2011 Mellers Primary School Y...
Creative Writing  & Visual Art - Write Here Project, Revolution on Paper Exhibition February 2011 Mellers Primary School Y...
Creative Writing  & Visual Art - Write Here Project, Revolution on Paper Exhibition February 2011 Mellers Primary School Y...
Creative Writing  & Visual Art - Write Here Project, Revolution on Paper Exhibition February 2011 Mellers Primary School Y...
Creative Writing  & Visual Art - Write Here Project, Revolution on Paper Exhibition February 2011 Mellers Primary School Y...
Creative Writing  & Visual Art - Write Here Project, Revolution on Paper Exhibition February 2011 Mellers Primary School Y...
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A case study of how Mexican Revolution Exhibtion was used by the Writer-in-Residence (Peter Rumney) Gallery Learning Officer (Ruth Lewis Jones) and Lead Teacher (Joy Buttress) to explore narrative techniques in Key Stage 2 and 3

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Creative Writing & Visual Art - Write Here Project, Revolution on Paper Exhibition February 2011 Mellers Primary School Year 5 case study

  1. 1. ‘Write Here’at Mellers Primary School Nottingham
  2. 2. Art and Creative Writing Talking for Writing
  3. 3. Adventures in narrativesequence…
  4. 4. First…
  5. 5. …a visit to see The Tin Soldier by Tangere Arts , atNottingham Trent University…
  6. 6. …working withthe writer Peter Rumney’s Theatre Design students
  7. 7. then…
  8. 8. back in school,preparing for our gallery visit…
  9. 9. ….making pictureswith our bodies…
  10. 10. New ways to look at and talk about pictures…
  11. 11. Finding our own stories in art…
  12. 12. …and the writermessing with our brains!…
  13. 13. “…you say… …………… ………I say….……………………..”
  14. 14. The“and-why-because” game…
  15. 15. …finding new ways to tell stories…
  16. 16. Then to theDjanology Art Gallery…
  17. 17. What are these Mexicanartists trying to say to us?…
  18. 18. …about the world?…
  19. 19. Bringing the images to life…
  20. 20. “I thought it (the exhibition) was really brilliant because there were lots of stories about the Meixican people and lots of speeches and when we look at the stories I felt that I was scared because if I was in that time, I might be dead because of the war that killed their Father. The leaflet was brilliant because it was a story about him and Mexican people. Their story was important because it was true. Because Ive seen lots in my life, because I have lots of things in my life like war and I want to learn more about them. Was it like my story or not? The Mexican people worked hard to get their freedom to show the people what their life was like.”Walid Year 6
  21. 21. New ways of looking at…story structure
  22. 22. !!!??……
  23. 23. Trying new ways of writing… (Post It Notesfor story structure)
  24. 24. Trying new ways of writing… (Writing backwardsfrom the end of the story)
  25. 25. Then…
  26. 26. …back in school…working with an image from the exhibition…
  27. 27. …and working with Peter’s story inspired by this picture…
  28. 28. The Story ofBala and Wareem…
  29. 29. Mapping the story and acting it outwith Miss Heyman… …so it becomes our own….
  30. 30. Looking atstory structures again…
  31. 31. …playing ‘Sevens’…
  32. 32. …and telling stories through playing card sequences…
  33. 33. Looking atstory structures again!…
  34. 34. ….. writing our own versions of Bala and Wareem using the Post It Notes again…
  35. 35. Playing‘and-why-because’ again to help with the detail…
  36. 36. Sentence A Sentence B
  37. 37. Sentence BSentence A
  38. 38. Sentence B Sentence A
  39. 39. Sentence B Sentence A
  40. 40. Sentence B Sentence A
  41. 41. Sentence B Sentence A
  42. 42. Sentence BWhy? Because… Sentence A
  43. 43. Sentence BWhy? Because… 1………….. Sentence A
  44. 44. Sentence BWhy? Because… 1…………..Why? Because… 2………….. Why? Because… 3………….. Sentence A
  45. 45. Sentence A 1………….. 2………….. 3…………..Sentence B
  46. 46. Sentence A 1………….. 2………….. 3…………..Sentence B
  47. 47. Sentence A 1………….. 3………….. 2…………..Sentence B
  48. 48. Sentence A 3………….. 2………….. 1…………..Sentence B
  49. 49. Writing backwards from the end of the story…
  50. 50. Linking up with howMiss Weyman works…
  51. 51. We wanted to workwith a visual artist… Huw Feather…
  52. 52. Drawing the sections of theBala and Wareem story…
  53. 53. ….. as if it were shot with a TV camera…
  54. 54. …and exploringnarrative sequences…
  55. 55. Evaluating the project so far…
  56. 56. …thinking about what helped us to bemore confident writers, and what didn’t…
  57. 57. Thinking about the whole journey of our project as a story or narrative… to help evaluate it…
  58. 58. DesigningTV camera shots to help us evaluate the project…
  59. 59. A finished piece of writing…
  60. 60. A finished piece of writing… developed throughvisits to the art gallery and theatre, drawing, acting, story mapping and kinaesthetic activities…
  61. 61. • Finished image
  62. 62. Funded by Writing East Midlands Lakeside Arts Centre Nottingham Central EIP Mellers Primary School The Mighty Creatives Supported by Nottingham UniversityNottingham Trent University

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