Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Identifying Community Leaders

IWBAT identify positive leaders in my community, and IWBAT select one leader to interview for my final Bayview Seedfolks  project.
1. Do Now: Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement

2. Homework Check: "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou

3. Watch a video about Hunter's Point Heroes (created by students at BAYCAT):

4. Explain what and who community leaders are on this form.
  • Based on students' comments from other homerooms, Mr. T has created this Wordle that illustrates what it means to be a leader in the community:

5. Brainstorm positive leaders in your community using a brainstorm web.

6. Describe one of these positive community leaders on Google Moderator.

7. Select one community leader to write about.

8. Bayview Seedfolks Project Overview: 
  • In Seedfolks, 13 diverse individuals (people of different ages, races, professions, and genders) tell their stories, and together, these stories create a larger story of how a vacant lot was turned into a thriving community garden.
  • We will select positive leaders in the Bayview community and tell their stories in our own version of Seedfolks. When we compile our stories of these leaders, we will be able to tell a larger story and how each of the leaders played a role in the story.
  • During the last week of school, we will publish our book, and (hopefully!) each student will receive a copy of the finished product.

Homework: My Community Leader (finish backside of classwork)

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