Title: Sandbar Journal and pictures
During the Sandbar School each group
will be assigned to document one of the learning sessions. Students
will be assigned the positions of questioners, documentary recorders and visual recorder. A digital camera will be used to visually document the curricula taught and journaling pad will be given to the recorders. Each student will have a designated assignment. The goal is to create a Journal including pictures that will be posted on the Kids for the Kaw website.
Writing material for each student.
During the instructional session the Instructor will Have handouts prepared for the students.
As a follow up, students will be able to use the online digital photos and the notes that were recorded to create a Journal of their designated sessions.
1: A proficient writer uses ideas that are well developed, clear and
interesting. (Six Trait Writing Model - Ideas & Content)
1. select a topic from a generated list of ideas.
2. maintain focused writing throughout the text.
Benchmark 6: The proficient writer uses standard American English conventions.
1. use accurate punctuation including end marks and commas.
2. use accurate capitalization and correct spelling.
3. write complete sentences.
4. use appropriate paragraphing.
Benchmark 8: The proficient writer uses writing as a tool for learning throughout the curriculum.
1. write notes, outlines, lab reports, journal entries, and research reports while studying in content areas.
Benchmark 9: The proficient writer uses a variety of modes of writing for different purposes and audiences.The students:
1. write descriptive pieces, which may include poetry, ballad, and journal entry.
2. write narrative pieces, which may include creative story, personal narrative, and folklore (such as fairy tale and tall tale).
3. write expository pieces, which may include written directions, book and research report.
4. write for the purpose of narrating.
Resources: Handouts, Pictures, Notes