Students will explore literature about Africa and exhibit an interest in learning more about it. This unit will introduce them to the seven continents of the world.
"Children's Books" by lydia_x_liu is licensed under CC BY 2.0.Standards:Reading: Literature Standard 3Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.Reading: Literature Standard 5Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
2nd grade Students will be integrating social studies cultural awareness with cultural stories of Cinderella. Students will listen to the Charles Perrault version of Cinderella and identify the main characters, plot and conflict. They will read another version and identify similarities and differences of the two stories. They will create Venn diagrams to look at similarities and differences of their own school cultures and then use Venn diagrams to look at similarities and differences of Cinderella stories. With this information, they will create their own Cinderella story.
This is a Navajo tale about a character, coyote, tricking bobcat into stealing some corn. Coyote tales are traditional Navajo stories that have been told for thousands of years, passed along from family to family across the generations. As an integral part of the oral traditions of the people, Coyote stories have been used to instruct the young and as well as for guideposts to living a good life. Folded within the humor and misadventure, the listener/reader learns that the results of Coyote's selfishness, greed, tricks, and deceit are often painful and humiliating! Through repeated telling, children learn at a young age how to behave appropriately. Please respect the cultural observances for Coyote stories, books, DVDs, and audio recordings. Coyote tales are intended for the winter story-telling season only, October through February. This lesson could be used to support lessons on Fables, Tales and Native American Storytelling.
The Ute Mountain Ute people are one of three Ute tribes living in southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado. The Ute Mountain Ute tribal headquarters are located at Towaoc, Colorado.Stories with morals, like “Coyote and Bobcat,” were often used by the Ute Mountain Ute people to teach their children about proper behavior and the consequences of their own actions. Coyote tales are only told during the winter time.
In this lesson, students will be asked to read a grade level appropriate story and make a digital storyboard that includes the basic elements of the story. These elements are: characters, setting, beginning, middle and end. They will illustrate the key elements of the story and use Apple Keynote to create and present a digital slideshow retelling of the story.
"The Greedy Porcupine" is a Northwestern Band of Shoshone tribe tale. According to Shoshone culture, this tale teaches a valuable lesson that everyone should be proud of who he or she is, not envious of others. Everyone should also be grateful for what they have and avoid complaining. Everyone is given special gifts and talents, which should be used appropriately. If talents are misused, they could be taken away.After reading the story students willb identify characters and the lesson or moral of the story. The students will create a character map to aid in comprehension of the story and provide the basis for the discussion in character education, tying in with the moral of the story.
This is a computer science lesson plan created by educators in the South Sanpete School District. Students will read about the adventures of Ruby in Coding, as she discovers what events are! Students will use paper remotes to program their classmates when making paper cup towers! Students will act as the computers and as the programmers! Lesson adapted from CSinSF. The lesson is designed for second grade and includes modifications for grades 3-4.
This lesson will guide students to find details about a story that answer the questions: who, what, where, when, why, and how. They will then take those details and create a Mac Keynote Presentation to show others what they know about a story. This lesson plan will help students meet the Second Grade English Languate ArtsReading: Literature Standard 1Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. The Lesson Plan's Thumbnail image was found at: https://www.dreamstime.com/photos-images/fantasy-panda.html