Getting students to read is not always easy. The teacher chooses one of their favorite books and shares it with students is an excellent way to get them excited about reading. Tell them why it is one of your favorite books. In this lesson, students will explore character, plot, and theme and learn to write persuasively as they develop a movie-style trailer for a book they have read.Image information
"Handsome Coyote and Wildcat" is a Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation tale. Coyote and Wildcate give us lesson in vanity. Many Native American tribes have "Coyote Stories." Coyote stories are traditionally only told in the winter season. Coyote stories are meant to entertain or instruct, or both. After reading this tale, students will engage in a lesson of "summarizing" the story.
This lesson plan is for 5th grade teachers looking for an interactive presention to asses student knowledge on US states. It does require the use of Mac/Ipad applications.