Children's Story about the Universe

Illustration Elements

Illustration Sub-competencies:


After learning about the universe, students had the opportunity to represent their understanding in a format of their choosing. This student chose to write a children’s story as she wanted to engage children on the topic.


Sample Student Work

Profile Analysis


I communicate confidently, using forms and strategies that show attention to my audience and purpose. 

In discussions and conversations, I am focused and help to build and extend understanding. I am an engaged listener; I ask thought-provoking questions when appropriate and integrate new information. I can create a wide range of communications that feature powerful images and words, and I identify ways to change my communications to make them effective for different audiences. I use my understanding of the role and impact of story to engage my audiences in making meaning. I acquire information about complex and specialized topics from various sources, synthesize it, and present it with thoughtful analysis.