"How Wood Tick Became Flat" is a tale from the Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation. This tale helps students become familiar with cultural storytelling and its importance in Native cultures. Students will have a brief introduction to the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation and thier location in Utah. This lesson include an experience eliciting discussion and literacy activities. Students will create a diamante poem using a Native American tale.
This unit plan gives an outline for introducing Genius Hour to your students. It was developed for a third grade class, but can be adapted for any grade level.
Students will practice speaking skills, animating text, and recording to explain the directions for how to prepare a chosen dish. Their ideas of which food to share will first be brainstormed in the iPad Notes. Then Keynote will be used to show a process of how to prepare the food by animating texts or photos. Finally an explanation of the recipe will be captured with a screen recording. Image Source:Holleman, Frank, 2021, Recipes from the Fork Ranger book about 'solving climate change with food' photograph, https://unsplash.com/s/photos/recipe.
This is a brief lesson plan for the writing process using an end of year presentation project about making summer plans. Students will need access to a device.