Lesson

Understanding a Literary Text (Extension)

Lesson Overview

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.

Duration
Multiple days

Essential Question

Using the text, Going Down Home with Daddy, as a reference, how can I represent my family’s values through selected Adinkra symbols?

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English Language Arts

Text: Going Down Home With Daddy (2019) By: Kelly Starling Lyons Illustrated by: Daniel Minter 

Teacher Instructional Slides Paper, Pencil (or Electronic Blank Slide or Document)

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Lesson Created By: Saudah Collins

Lesson Partners: Center for the Education & Equity of African American Students (CEEAAS)