Illustration, Image & Graphics Analysis activities for We Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson. 2 Mini-Lessons/Activities that have students examining and analyzing the images, illustrations, and graphic elements in the book and making inferences. Students are actively engaged with the text, as they make inferences about the images found in the book itself.
1) Creating Mental Pictures Activity: Students make inferences, find similarities and differences, and come to conclusions for a better understanding of the story. (2 pages)
2) Analyzing Graphic Elements Activity: Students are asked to use graphical elements to answer questions, then are given an assignment to create a modern advertisement. (1 page)
Perfect for whole class, small group book study, literature groups, centers, and more! Answer Keys included.