This lesson integrates English Language Arts and Social Studies using the award winning text, Going Down Home with Daddy. Students will extend their exploration of the text through development of a poster about their family values as represented through Adinkra symbols.
Using the text, Going Down Home with Daddy, as a reference, how can I represent my family’s values through selected Adinkra symbols?
- ELA.AOR.3 Evaluate how an authors choice of point of view or perspective shapes style and meaning within and across literary texts.
- ELA.AOR.5 Evaluate and critique how an author uses words, phrases, and text structures to craft text.
- ELA.2.AOR.10.1 Identify and explain how information gained from visuals (e.g.,illustrations, photographs, maps) contributes to an understanding of a print or non-print text.
- 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