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.
Geared toward ages: Middle School
: Great Lesson – History of Writing
: 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