Speaking and Listening SL. Here is the recommended approach, content and timing for presenting the materials. Lesson Instructions Students create trading cards or trading card posters to determine, describe and analyze characters and setting and other story elements or people, places or events and how character traits, actions, decisions, words, etc. After reading, students make a character trading card as pictured.
English-Language Arts Lesson Duration: Story and discussion takes between minutes, depending on student maturity level. Each extended activity takes approximately the same time, except for art activities and the Lei Day Celebration, which are longer.
Bring in artifacts from Hawaii, e. To add mood to the setting, play Hawaiian music softly in the background. Book Title and Author: Luka and her grandmother, Tutu, have a difference of opinion about the colors of a floral quilt Tutu is making for Luka, who wants various colors.
Tutu, however, wants the colors to reflect Hawaiian tradition. Students will learn about respect, differences, and compromise. They will explore positive character traits of the main characters in the story and how to apply the lessons to their own lives. Students will identify story characters who portray positive behavior, e.
Students will ask thoughtful questions and respond to relevant questions with appropriate elaboration in oral settings. What traditions do you have in your family?
What are some differences in traditions between cultures that you have observed? Ask students to listen for the words in the story. Ask students to listen attentively to the story to find out about an Hawaiian tradition, and how a grandmother and granddaughter have to compromise about their tradition.
Through Lesson continues 5. Read the story, emphasize any character-related concepts and vocabulary words as you read. Be sure to point out the colorful illustrations. Discuss the story and its lessons.
Use as many questions as time permits. What was the story about? Who narrated the story? Where did the story take place? Have you ever visited Hawaii? How did Tutu want to make the quilt? It is Hawaiian tradition to make a quilt with only two colors.
Why was Luka disappointed when she saw the quilt? It did not have a variety of colors like the flowers she loved. Describe how Tutu and Luka compromised.
How did they show respect for each other? Do you think this was difficult for Tutu? Why or why not?
Tell us something about your culture interest in art, food, music, literature, etc. What is a tradition in your family that you enjoy doing? What is a tradition in your family that you do not like?
Select a situation in the book and explain how you would have done something differently. In what ways are you the same or different as Luka?
Why is the character trait of respect important at school? Why is compromise settlement of differences by mutual concessions important?
It settles differences and usually gives each person something they want. Beyond Application, Extensions, and Assessment Review the story and the lessons learned before you conduct an extended activity or assessment.Try these fun, hands-on book reports that include character trading cards, and exciting event pop-up, and book mobile.
This Evan-Moor post includes book report forms and ideas to . Have students use the Character Trading Cards tool to plan a character by asking questions.
If computer time or computers are limited, have students fill out the Character Trading Cards Planning Sheet. Confer with students as they work through the questions. Back of card: Write an example of how this person portrays the character trait. A Tip Cards can be cut up, laminated, organized in binder sleeves and used as trading cards.
On one side of each trading card you will create a picture to go with your topic- a picture of the character, or setting, mood, or conflict. On the other side, you will give all the information we need to know about that aspect or part of the book. This is the final character trading card unlocked by the Guild Games!
Not only are these cards an exclusive look at character designs for the four point of view characters in The Alchemists of Loom, but it’s also an opportunity to get a sneak peek at some quotes from the book. Project #4- Make a Game Board Book Project (Credit- Mrs. Heather Renz and Mrs.
Pederson, though this project is changed for a Newbery book project) This last book project focuses on a Newbery award-winning book. You have received a list of books that have received this coveted award in class.