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Monday, June 19, 2017

Illuminated Letters

Fifth graders learned about Illuminated Manuscripts.  We discussed how modern day books were influenced by these older examples that were created before the printing press was even invented.  Student noted how many manuscripts included an enlarged Initial for the first word on a page.  We then designed our own Illuminated Letter.  Students built up their designs using tag board, and used permanent markers to add color

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