Reflection: Modeling Function of Storytelling, Part 1 of 2 - Section 4: Introducing the Next Assignment


The point of this web is important. It asks students to identify the basic human value of storytelling. I always assure them that we all have the potential of being powerful storytellers because we all have a variety of experiences that speak of our humanity and that others can connect to. Today’s collaborative work was completed quite smoothly and I believe it is because we are inherently drawn to storytelling and students are able to easily identify the value of it. The examples they came up with to include on this collaborative web on the board are very specific and they were able to come up with them quickly and with much confidence. 

  Modeling: Collaborate To Create One Example
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Function of Storytelling, Part 1 of 2

Unit 4: Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony
Lesson 8 of 11

Objective: SWBAT determine the significance of a central tradition in Native American literature, storytelling, by discussing the functions of the variety of stories we have read in this unit.

Big Idea: We are all inherently drawn to the power of storytelling.

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