This Class Pet Persuasive Essay is a fun engaging activity because students will be making a Spark Adobe Video as the cumutative assessment. The lesson plan goes through each step following the writing process of brainstorming, writing a rough draft, editing, revising and then a publish video. Graphic organizers are provided along with resources such as youtube, Utah Online Library, Wonderopolis, and google search articles, for students to use for information.
"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.