The Plight of the African Elephant
1 Direct Instruction
After a quick review of Chapter 13 in "The Giver," the students will watch a movie.
3 Guided Practice
Students will be given 2-column notes. After doing the first few similarities as a class, students will then be asked to fill in the chart comparing themes from the book to elephants.
4 Independent Practice
Students will use the iPads to create digital posters, conduct interviews, and make iMovies about the elephants.
5 Assessment and Wrap Up
Students will given a Socrative quiz about the book and about elephants. Students will be able to create posters and projects about elephant fostering and poaching.