A storyboard is a collection of the main events of the story. The main events are brief details and concise words to communicate what the story is about. To illustrate this another way, the main events are like the core of a treeand the branches, leaves, or needles, are the details about the main events. Remember that the storyboard is a collection of the main events written in the order that the events occurred.
In Novel Studies class on Wednesday, March 11 we reviewed the main events in Chapter 1: The Terrace Steps. Then we divided into pairs, each pair was assigned a chapter, and each pair was responsible for writing out the main events for their assigned chapter and reference the page number where the main event was found. Written below are the main events that the pairs came up with for chapters I-V.
We learn about the seasonal patterns of the Saxon people. In the winter the Saxons rest (page 62). In the spring the Saxons plant their fields and leave for raids (page 62). At the end of summer, they harvest their crops and return from their raids (page 63).
Each student will create a storyboard in their new novel studies workbook. How?
On page 1 create a colorful title page with the following:
the title of the book – “The Lantern Bearers”
and subtitle – “Storyboard”
2) Page 2 of your storyboard book is for Chapter 1, the third page is for Chapter 2, the fourth page is for Chapter 3 and so on. Therefor, one page in your storyboard book equals one chapter of the novel. I have included a sample, Chapter I: The Terrace Steps, for you to see how to set up each page of the storyboard. (This was also written on the board in Class 6.)
***For each chapter of your storyboard remember to include the following:
The chapter number written in Roman Numeral form followed by the title of the chapter.
In your best handwriting, write the main events at the top of each rectangle and number the sequence of main events. One main event per rectangle please. There is a maximum of 4 main events per chapter. (***Chapter V only has two main events, so you can leave two rectangles empty)