Summary: A boy meets an artist in New York's streets and it sparks the boy's imagination. Vincent Van Gogh opens his eyes. Genre: Fantasy Writing Techniques: drawing, imagination, adjectives Writing Traits: Word choice is used very well in this book by teaching the students the importance of adjectives and describing words which could also teach conventions. Waldman, Neil. The Starry Night. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills, 1999. Print. Boys Imagination, Starry Night, Boys Meeting, Vincent Vans Gogh, Central Parks, Pictures Books, Neil Waldman, New York, Boyd Mills
ABC: Letters in the Library by Bonnie Farmer. Library / Aspects of libraries are explored in alphabetical order with delightful drawings.
Van Gogh Art Projects for Kids: The life and art of Vincent van Gogh is presented in an assembly to make art history come alive. Voice tapes, music lyrics, and van Gogh dress-up props motivate the children to investigate his artistic genius. In their classroom art activities texture is emphasized as they create their own oil pastel masterpieces of A Starry Night.