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 Wild Robot by Peter Brown. When students define and illustrate each term, they master the application of it and retain it as part of their lexicon.
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Objective: Create a spider map that defines and illustrates new vocabulary words in The Wild Robot.
Requirements: Must have 3 terms, correct definitions, and appropriate illustrations for each that demonstrate your understanding of the words.
Grade Level 4-6
Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: Visual Vocabulary BoardsCommon Core Standards
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