Teacher leads class through collaborative lesson. Language Arts, Social Studies and Science Book "Good-Bye My Island". Chapters of the 16 chapter book are read, summarized and taught by teams of students.
General Learning Outcomes:
Academic Achiever-by reading the assigned chapter and summarizing the important points.
Community Contributor-by giving information to the rest of the class so that all 16 chapters may be understood.
Effective Communicator- by telling (through drawing, singing, or drama) the essential points of the assigned chapters.
Secure copies of all chapters, enough for your class. Print out Activity Guide.
- Introduce students to the idea of subsistence living.
- Introduce students to Alaska and King Island. Review PowerPoint photos and links in Resources section.
- Introduce students to vocabulary in book.
- Read chapter 1.
- Assign chapters to students.
- Handout Activity Guides (The first page is for students, the second and third is reference material for teachers)
- Develop rubric with students to meet standards.
- Guide students through reading, summarizing, and communicating their chapter to class.
- Reflect on project (see tips in section of Activity Guide)
Good-Bye My Island by Jean Rogers
Photos of King Island: NOAA photo library
King Island photos submitted by Dr. Michael Cameron, NMML, Seattle WA, May 31, 2007 while onboard USCG Healy 0207
See Activity Guide
Maggie Prevenas, mprevenus [at] polartrec.com
Standards5-8 Content Standard F: Science In Personal and Social Perspectives: b. Populations, resources, and environments
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