Scrapbooking to Enhance Student Learning Odell Ross July 15, 2013
Context • Gardnertown Fundamental Elementary School, Grade 5 • Research Activity • Time Frame/Biographies • Project Based • Reading and Grading26 Research Papers • The “gist” of the individuals’ historical relevance
Community Task Research Conduct research on one of the four following individuals: Harriet Tubman Jackie Robinson Cesar Chavez Zora Neale Hurston Record information about this person’s Childhood Adulthood Include information about the contributions this individual made to society Why is this person historically significant?
Community Task Write Compose one of each • A childhood diary entry • An adult journal entry, or an adult letter to someone in their life. • Identify one memento
Community TaskShare Please share one of your writing pieces with the community. Tell us • Who you chose to research • The entry you are sharing • The memento/ why
Assignment • Childhood Diary • Adult Journal • Adult Letter • Time of My Life Page • Mementos
Inquiry Question How can I facilitate deeper thinking in this work, so that it is emerges in the students’ writing?
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