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Our Ann Marie Corgill Inspired Portraits

I met this amazing person this summer...Ann Marie Corgill. She is the author of the book Of Primary Importance: What's Essential in Teaching Young Writers. As you can see on the cover of her book, she has her students make self portraits to hang in her room. I knew from the second I finished reading this book that I wanted to have my students make these portraits.

So here they are...the Ann Marie Corgill inspired portraits my students created. They are on the wall for the duration of the rest of the year as a reminder of how amazing my students are and how they are the focus of what happens every day within the four walls of our classroom.
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  1. those are great - amazing how you can really see each of them in their portrait.

  2. Those are great you can see each of them in their portraits.

  3. Kindergarten Friends,

    We really like your portraits! They are beautiful and colorful.


    Mrs. Rider's Class

  4. Jonelle--These self portraits are GORGEOUS!! Tell your students they should be so proud! You were so sweet to send me the link. It was a pleasure learning with you this summer at Lakota!
    All the best,
    Ann Marie

  5. I love these self portraits! What medium did you use? crayons and water color paints?

  6. They drew light with a "whisper" pencil not worrying about the hair, then we colored them in with oil pastels and painted the backgrounds with water colors. Ann Marie says that she has used several different mediums. If you make them, let me know how they turn out. Thanks for stopping by!

  7. These are lovely!

    So glad I found your blog through Stenhouse's website. :)