What Do Illustrators Do?

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This narrative nonfiction story sequences the steps an illustrator follows when creating pictures for a story. The author tells the story through two artists as they personalize an old favorite, Jack and the Beanstalk, from rough sketches to the finished artwork. (McGraw-Hill Treasures, 2009)

This lesson was created as part of the Basal Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in basal readers. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the basal reader named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.

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