Instructor’s Name: Clark Donnelly

Students will learn about the origins of writing. They will read the short book “Seedfolks” and go see a production at the national awarded Children’s Theatre. Students will do a one-pager poster on Seedfolks as well as a research project using their new IPADs. The students will conclude with a week-long workshop with Spoken Word artist Frank Sentwali.

Theme: Origins

Geared toward ages: Middle School

Kick off

    : Great Lesson – History of Writing

Seminar Title

    : Ojibwe Origin Story

Discussion Topics: What are my origins? What are the origins of these characters?

Group Initiative: Seed Picking

Project: Seedfolks Poster/Research Project

Outside Opportunity: Seedfolks at The Children’s Theatre/Frank Sentwali Spoken Word Poet