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Historical Fiction Graphic Organizer

Active Learning | Adoption Level | Social Studies

Objectives

  • Students will read "My Brother Sam is Dead."
  • Students will understand what it means to take a stand against authority.
  • Students will make a graphic organizer of their thoughts.

Procedure

  • Students will read "My Brother Sam is Dead."
  • They will identify three of the characters in the book who take a stand against authority.
  • They will use a graphic organizer to identify ways in which these characters take a stand against authority.

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
  • Use technology tools (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation, Web tools, digital cameras, scanners) for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.

Materials

  • "My Brother Sam is Dead"
  • Inspiration Software
  • Computers for each student

Grade Level: 3-5