A Long Walk To Water Audiomrs. Parker's 6th Grade L.a. Class

Mid-Unit 2 Assessment Comparing “Water for Sudan” and A Long Walk to Water This assessment centers on NYSP12 ELA CCLS RL.7.1, RL.7.9, and RI.7.1. For this assessment, students will analyze how the author of A Long Walk to Water uses and elaborates on historical facts to convey her ideas about how people survive in South Sudan. There must be a minimum of ten students before a night class can be organized. Bob, an eleven-year-old sixth grade student, and Linda, an eight-year-old third grade student.

  1. A Long Walk To Water Audiomrs. Parker's 6th Grade L.a. Classroom
  2. A Long Walk To Water Audiomrs. Parker's 6th Grade L.a. Class Submarine
I am currently reading A long Walk To Water6th . This book is about two different kids living in the same place but at different times. One is a young boy named Salva. He is a lost boy. There are over 20,000 boys in the 1983-2005 called lost boys and Salvawas one of them. What is a lost boy? A lost boy is a young boy who walked away from the violence. It was really scary at that time especially for Salva because he is such a little boy who does not know were his family is and if there okay. Some lost boys find groups to walk in, were they find food and other things together. Witch Salva found. Then there is a little girl named Nya has to go fetch water for her family every day. She has to walk two hours twice everyday. Most girls still get water for there family in not just Sudan. Nya was very lucky that it was only two hours away, but her little hands could only carry so much. I think that it is really sad that we just get water from the tap, walking a few steps when they thousands of steps more. This is were we need to take action, to get them fresh water. What can we do to help Sudan, and other countries in Africa?Long
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A Long Walk To Water Audiomrs. Parker's 6th Grade L.a. Classroom

Our sixth grade will be participating in a two week project based learning experience beginning this week. All students have received and have started reading Linda Sue Park’s novel; A Long Walk to Water. The story begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the “lost boys” of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attacks by armed rebels, to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way. (Amazon.com)

A Long Walk To Water Audiomrs. Parker's 6th Grade L.a. Class Submarine

On Tuesday, at 7:30 all students will participate in joining a tribe; Land of Plenty, Land of Just Enough and Land of Not Enough. They will randomly be assigned a group where they will experience having none, some and plenty of resources where they will share and record their experiene. Then they will view a water you-tube video in the auditorium on water as a resource and be given the itineray of the 2 weeks. Students will also construct a pair of shoes using limited resources based on the needs of a fictional Sudanese boy. Students will then be participated in team building activities. For the two weeks, students will be involved in math water related activities as well as science. Students will be reading and discussing the book throughout the two weeks. Geography and library will be researching the Dinka and the Nuer tribes as well as researching The Lost Boys of Sudan. On Wednesday, Oct 23rd all students will walk to the Merrimack River with various water containers and they will fill the water vessels in the river and we will simulate the Long Walk back to the Nock. On Thursday, students will be deciding how much water will be used for drinking, bathing and cooking as a tribe. On Friday, a slideshow of the activities will be shown in the auditorium and there will be various enrichment activities that the students can sign up for.

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