This lesson plan is to support teachers in learning how to incorporate storyboarding and scripting into the classroom! This is a great way to have students use sequencing, main idea and details, and narrative creation to allow students to develop their own stories using a storyboard and script. The students will also have the opportunity to see their masterpiece come alive, with support from their teacher, putting together their creations piece by piece. This will be a great introduction into filmmaking in the classroom!
"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.
This lesson shares a Ute tale with students to help them to use illustrations to help clarify text details and sequence. The story is then used to help engage students in a discussion on bullying, how actions have consequences and what the characteristics are of a good friend.Background information gives teachers resources to help their students learn more about the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation. The lesson is an integrated English Language Arts, Social Studies, Health lesson.
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.
Caring for the Earth is an important part of responsible decision-making and global citizenship. The Earth provided for our most basic needs. We need to understand, care and protect our environment. Through this lesson, students will read a Navajo legend, "Honeeshgish," or fire poker, This fire tool is sacred to traditional Navajo. They believe that the Holy People blessed it and gave it to the Dinè to use in their fireplaces, their homes, and their ceremonies. Fire is both good and bad, we must be responsible for good fire use. This lesson will support fire ecology curriculum.
This lesson is the beginning of a unit about inference. It gives students the opportunity to use context clues and schema to make inferences in their reading. They will listen to a story and make their own inference about the ending.
Read Paiute picture writing and learn some Native American universal sign language. Compose a new song by rearranging parts of a known tune. Compare the English and Southern Paiute languages.
This lesson was written in partnership with Dorena Martineau, the Paiute Cultural Resource Director, and Shanandoah Martineau Anderson, a member of the Shivwits band of Paiutes that specializes in Native American universal sign language as well as petroglyphs and pictographs. It was approved by the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah’s Tribal Council. Before teaching this lesson, please explain to your students that there are many symbol Indigenous tribes in the United States and that this lesson specifically focuses on the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah and does not represent other Native American groups. It is the hope of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah that other native tribes will respect their...
This lesson utilizes the experience-text-relationship method to enhance comprehension and prediction skills of the story "Coyote and the Rolling Stone," a traditional tale shared by the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation. It also helps students become familiar with cultural storytelling and its importance in Native cultures. Students will have a brief introduction to the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation and its location in Utah. The lesson includes an experience-eliciting discussion/activity, a discussion about the students' reading of the story, and a discussion relating students' experiences to the content of the story.