Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)
How was the world created: with a bang, with a word, with a splash? Through Iroquois' creation story, students identify the elements of a creation myth and the role of balance in the natural world.
Surveys and Seating Charts and Syllabi. Oh my! Students will address one of the "Big Questions" for the year to get them thinking about their origins (their lives and goals), cultural origins (myths), and story origins (plot and themes).
Revolutions are cyclical in nature--and they all share similar ideas, documents and strategies. At the risk of starting our own revolution, helping students to create their own declaration is one way to dive into this historical concept.