This lesson integrates English Language Arts and Social Studies using the award winning text, Going Down Home with Daddy. Students will develop an understanding of this literary text by analyzing the details of the text, making and confirming predictions, and making inferences.
In what ways does the author, Kelly Starling Lyons, and illustrator, Daniel Minter, tell a story of family traditions in the text, Going Down Home with Daddy?
- ELA.AOR.1 Evaluate and critique key literary elements that enhance and deepen meaning within and across texts.
- ELA.2.AOR.1.1 Describe the main story elements and sequence the important events.
- ELA.AOR.3 Evaluate how an authors choice of point of view or perspective shapes style and meaning within and across literary texts.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into historical events, including figures, symbols, and observances, that have been important to the U.S. over time as well as how they impact us.
Lesson Created By: Saudah Collins