Stories from Plymouth Rock
A quick message before you begin...
During this assignment we will be continuing our exploration in learning about the voyage of the Pilgrims to Plymouth Rock! On this exciting adventure we will be exploring the struggles and victories of the Pilgrims more deeply as they escaped a powerful king and started their new life in America! The project you will be completing on this page will help us in continuing and creating with our research for our story books!
Let's put on our thinking caps and jump into the past!
Here is your assignment!
We are well on our way to constructing our story books!
But first, let's remind ourselves what have we accomplished so far:
-In class, we learned about the voyage of the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and their escape from the king.
-We chose a historical person to follow throughout their journey.
-We learned how to use the internet and library books to research information with an adult.
Now the fun begins!
This week you will:
1. Gather all your research and choose two findings that you will use in your story book.
2. Make a list of 5 interesting and creative words to include in your story.
3. Write the first paragraph for your story book! This paragraph should include your character's name and a few details about their lives. Remember what we learned about our steps in writing!
4. Draw, paint, or design on the computer one illustration that shows us what your person looks like!
5. Once you have gathered all of the information, have and adult help you turn in your paragraph and a picture or video of what you have created in the comments section at the bottom of the page.
Just for fun & motivation!
Within this project, we are addressing many Common Core learning standards!
Writing standards for 3rd grade including the following:
1. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
2. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
3. With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
4. With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
5. Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
We are also accomplishing many requirements encouraged by our adopted History and Social Science Framework.