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 3 cell storyboard that defines and illustrates key vocabulary related to the Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony. Each cell will contain a term, its definition and an illustration that depicts the meaning. When students define and illustrate each term, they master the application of it and retain it as part of their lexicon.

Examples of Pilgrims/Plymouth Colony Vocabulary

  • Breeches
  • Coif
  • Doublet
  • Mishoon
  • Moccasins
  • Palisade
  • Samp
  • Thatched Roof
  • Venison
  • Waistcoat
  • Wampanoag
  • Wetu

Template and Class Instructions

(These instructions are completely customizable. After clicking "Use This Assignment With My Students", update the instructions on the Edit Tab of the assignment.)

Due Date:

Objective: Create a storyboard that illustrates and defines key vocabulary from this unit.

Student Instructions:

  1. Using the provided list and/or terms provided by the teacher, choose 3 terms to define.
  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.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 3-6

Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)

Type of Assignment Individual

Type of Activity: Visual Vocabulary Boards

More Storyboard That Activities

Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony

*(This will start a 2-Week Free Trial - No Credit Card Needed)
© 2021 - Clever Prototypes, LLC - All rights reserved.