Literary Nonfiction: Learning from the Lives of Others

Grade: 3rd grade

Subject: Language Arts

Topic: Literary Nonfiction: Learning from the Lives of Others

Description: Students will research a particular person in history (teacher discretion). Then students will be creating an Instagram account for this particular person using Instagram template.

LA TEK: 3.8(A) sequence and summarize the plot’s main events and explain their influence on future events (B) describe the interaction of characters including their relationships and the changes they undergo; (C) identify whether the narrator or speaker of a story is first or third person. 3.9 (A) explain the difference in point of view between a biography and autobiography. 3.10 (A) identify language that creates a graphic, visual experience and appeals to the senses. 3.16 (C) compare various written conventions used for digital media (e.g., language in an informal e-mail vs. language in a web-based news article)

Technology TEK:  (2) Communication and collaboration (A)  draft, edit, and publish products in different media individually and collaboratively; (B)  use font attributes, color, white space, and graphics to ensure that products are appropriate for multiple communication media, including monitor display, web, and print; (C)  collaborate effectively through personal learning communities and social environments; (D)  select and use appropriate collaboration tools; (E)  evaluate the product for relevance to the assignment or task; and

4Cs: Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking

Resources: Template and Example

Device Type: Laptop, Chromebook

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