This lesson plan is designed for a Language Arts short story unit, and introduces students to various elements of narrative/writing, including: plot, point of view, first-person narrative, conflict and resolution. Students will also use a variety of comprehension and critical reading skills. Using the book Seedfolks as the primary learning tool will also engage issues of diversity, acceptance, and community involvement.
Seedfolks is a wonderful story about thirteen individuals that built a community through a garden. This activity board is based on Bloom's taxonomy and
This project/activity can be used after reading the book Seedfolks. It encourages students to think about the characters in the book and how to best describe them. They will choose a character and create a poem based on what they know about the character's contributions to the community garden.
Inspired? Right. For ideas on how to use Seedfolks in the classroom or how to start a school garden, click and scroll down. Happy gardening!