"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 is a lesson introducing students to storyboards and beginning to think about how to create a story to film in a future lesson. Students will work backward to write a storyboard for a short film, will brainstorm and outline their story they want to share, and will then flesh it out as a storyboard and will think about the shot the want, the audio they want to add and they will revise their lessons based on feedbakc from teachers and peers.
Lesson Description: Students will learn about facts/opinions and claims/reasoning. Students will complete two nearpods and a prewriting assignment. Students will read a sample essay and will collaborate to think critically about facts and opinions. Students will also complete a 5-7 sentence opinion writing piece on a topic of their choice.Thumbnail citation: "A-kid-drawing-or-writing" by dotmatchbox at flickr is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.