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
"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 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.