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Activity Overview


Starting a unit or lesson with the key vocabulary that students will see in their readings or presentations aids in overall comprehension and retention. In this activity, students will create a storyboard that defines and illustrates key vocabulary related to the region of the Plateau and its First Nations.


Great Plains Vocabulary

  • Comanche
  • Pawnee
  • Omaha
  • Sioux
  • Dakota
  • Lakota
  • Nakota (Assiniboine)
  • Cheyenne
  • Siksika
  • Ojibwe
  • Powwow
  • Feather Headdress
  • American Bison
  • Great Plains
  • Winter Count
  • Tipi


Template and Class Instructions

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Due Date:

Objective: Create a storyboard that defines and illustrates the meaning of new vocabulary words relating to the Great Plains region.

Student Instructions

  1. Click "Start Assignment".
  2. In the title boxes, identify the key terms you have chosen.
  3. In the description boxes, write the definition of the term.
  4. Create an illustration for each term using appropriate scenes, characters, and items.
  5. Save and submit your storyboard.

Requirements: Must have 3 terms, correct definitions and appropriate illustrations for each that demonstrate your understanding of the words.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-5

Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)

Type of Assignment Individual

Type of Activity: Visual Vocabulary Boards


Rubric

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Vocabulary
Define and illustrate each of the key terms.
Proficient
7 Points
Emerging
4 Points
Beginning
1 Points
Definitions
The vocabulary words are correctly defined.
The meaning of the vocabulary words can be understood but it is somewhat unclear.
The vocabulary word is not clearly defined
Illustrations
The storyboard illustrations clearly depict the meaning of the vocabulary words.
The illustrations relate to the meaning of the vocabulary words but it they are difficult to understand.
The illustrations do not clearly relate to the meaning of the vocabulary words.
Evidence of Effort
Work is well written and carefully thought out.
Work shows some evidence of effort.
Work shows little evidence of any effort.


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