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