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Activity Overview


In this activity, students will be provided a question or prompt to answer using textual evidence. The prompt here is, “Describe the impact books have on children”. The three examples provided include:

  • Education: "The Books-by-Elephant delivery program serves thirty-seven villages, providing education for almost two thousand people in the Omkoi region."
  • Joy: "When they finally reach Amia, young people come running to meet them."
  • Eagerness: "The first time the Storyteller came, I ran to it and picked up a book of poetry. I started copying verses from it because I didn't know if it would ever come again."


Template and Class Instructions

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Student Instructions

Create a storyboard that answers the prompt using at least three examples from My Librarian is a Camel. Click on "Add / Delete Cells" to change the number of examples.


  1. Type the question into the central black box.
  2. Type a response to the question in your own words in the title box.
  3. Think about examples from the text that support your answer.
  4. Type text evidence in the description boxes. Paraphrase or quote directly from the text.
  5. Illustrate each example using scenes, characters, items, etc.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-5

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual or Partner

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RI/5/1] Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Rubric

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Text Evidence
Answer the given question using at least three examples from the text.
Proficient Emerging Beginning
Support from Text
Examples chosen fully support the answer to the question.
Some of the examples answer the question correctly, but not all.
Most of the examples do not support the answer to the question.
Quote / Text
Evidence provided from the text is properly quoted or paraphrased.
There are some minor mistakes in the quote / description from text.
Quote or paraphrase is incomplete or confusing.
Illustration of Examples
Ideas are well organized. Images clearly illustrate the examples from the text.
Ideas are organized. Most images help to show the examples from the text.
Ideas are not well organized. Images are difficult to understand.


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