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- How can we share our knowledge of historical Haudenosaunee life so that others learn about this important culture?
- How can we best share and teach about a culture that is not ours without excluding the voices of that culture?
- You will work with your Topic Group to write a shared Feature Article. Our whole class will create a Haudenosaunee Magazine!
- Your entry will contain:
- A careful, detailed hand-drawn illustration that connects to your topic
- 1-2 paragraphs about your topic, that connect with your other group members’ work.
- First, research your topic by finding:
- 10-15 helpful images connected to your topic
- 5-10 more key terms/important vocabulary words connected to your topic
- Important facts about your topic in the following areas. You might not have facts for every question, but you should have many facts for most areas:
- Next, with your Topic Group, plan the subheadings/parts of your Group’s feature article.
- Your article will be about the topic of your group, but each member will write about a different subtopic.
- Decide which graphic/image each member will create to go with the group’s article.
- Next, create a first draft of your feature article contribution by:
- Creating a careful, neat and accurate black and white drawing connected to your subtopic that includes some labels of important parts.
- Writing 1-2 paragraphs of important information about your topic that includes key terms/vocabulary
- Each paragraph should include a clear topic sentence and supporting details
- After that, you will complete a feedback/revision cycle by:
- Sharing your first draft with a Feedback Group. They will give you kind, helpful and specific feedback about what you did well and what you can improve.
- Looking at the entries of your Feedback Group and giving kind, helpful and specific feedback about what they did well and what they can improve.
- Use the feedback from your Feedback Group to create a second draft (you might also need to do some more research before creating your second draft, that’s okay!)
- The feedback/revision cycle repeats until you have a third and final draft.