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1 Cyberlesson adapted for Grade 7 Goals for class Benefits of the Cyberlesson Benefits of The Arrival Multiple Standards

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3 Introduction The Arrival by Shaun Tan Y ou are about to embark on a journey. You will be leaving your home and all that is familiar to you. You will learn what it is like to be a stranger in a strange land. Be prepared to feel many emotions as you explore the sometimes confusing, scary and delightful landscapes. W ill you be able to call this place home?

4 Materials & Supplies C opy of The ArrivalC opy of The Arrival L aptop computer for each studentL aptop computer for each student H eadphones for each studentH eadphones for each student E lmo projectorE lmo projector C omputer printerC omputer printer S upply of books on Ellis Island and U.S. immigrationS upply of books on Ellis Island and U.S. immigration F ilm clip on Ellis Island (downloaded onto laptops)F ilm clip on Ellis Island (downloaded onto laptops)

5 Group Roles S tudents within groups will assign each other roles. Students will take turns with each role, rotating roles daily. The roles are described below: oP age Projector You will turn the pages of the book to display using Elmo. oD iscussion Leader You will lead the discussion by initiating the conversation with your ideas, inviting everyone to participate in the conversation. oI mage Director You will stand at the screen and invite volunteers to approach and discuss the projected image. oC onversationalists You will be an active participant in the discussion, helping others construct meaning of the text through predictions, connections, questions and inferences.

6 Important Terms (Refer to these terms throughout the Cyberlesson) Reading Strategies Predict To make a guess about what might happen based on what youve read in the text and what you already know about life Connect To make associations between the text and what you know or have experienced Question To ask about what you dont understand Infer To make a guess about meaning of the text based on what youve read in the text and what you already know about life Literary Terms Setting The time and place of the story Plot The main, important events of the story Theme The meaning, or main point or message, of the story

7 Before Reading U se the next slide to record your responses to the following: 1.A s a small group, look at the cover projected on the screen using Elmo and record a prediction. 2.T ogether, look at the next five pages, adjust your original prediction and now record your predictions. 3.D iscuss setting and plot. Then record your ideas using the following slide.

8 The Arrival predict 2. Look at several pages & predict: predict 1. Look at cover and predict: setting 3. Describe the setting: plot 4. What are the main plot events so far?

9 Before Reading T he main character in this story has immigrated from his homeland to make a new life in a new land. With the exception of Native Americans, all of our families have immigrated to the United States at some point and many who landed in New York saw the Statue of Liberty and were required to stop at Ellis Island. These places are pictured in The Arrival. Visit the Ellis Island SiteEllis Island Site* to learn more about this experience. Ellis Island Site U se the next slide to record notes on what you learned from the Internet site, as well as from the Ellis Island literature, that may help you better understand The Arrival. * * www.ellisisland.org

10 Ellis Island Ellis Island List what you learned about Ellis Island. Then share your new knowledge with your group. __________________________________________

11 During Reading 1.W ith your literature group, use the Elmo to read the text projected on the screen to read Chapter One of The Arrival. 2.A s you begin reading the text, call to mind what you know so far about the story and your predictions, as well as your background knowledge about immigration, to make sense of the images. 3.D iscuss your ideas with others in the group. Using the next slide, record your useful connections, adjust your older predictions and record new predictions.

12 The Arrival Active Reading Predictions _____________________ _____________________ Connections Questions ____________________ ____________________

13 The Arrival Post Discussion After discussing your predictions, connections and questions with your group, record your new understandings. Be sure to consider what your group members shared when forming your new understandings. ____________________________________________

14 During Reading 1.A fter reading Chapter One, stop and watch a five minute film clip* on Ellis Island on your own. Click on the Ellis Island icon on your computer desktop. Use your personal headphone set. 2.A dd to your Ellis Island notes sheet what you learned about Ellis Island from the film clip. 3.N ow discuss your new understandings about Ellis Island with your group. * Film clip from www.unitedstreaming.com: Immigration Waves

15 Read Chapter Two 1.A ssign roles. 2.P rint Active Reading form to record predictions, connections and questions while reading. 3.R ead Chapter Two with your group using Elmo, and record new predictions, connections and questions. 4.D iscuss ideas with group and record new ideas on Post Discussion form. During Reading

16 Read Chapter Three 1.A ssign roles. 2.P rint Active Reading form to record predictions, connections and questions while reading. 3.R ead Chapter Three with your group using Elmo, and record new predictions and connections. 4.D iscuss ideas with group and record new ideas on Post Discussion form. During Reading

17 Read Chapter Four 1.A ssign roles. 2.P rint Active Reading form to record predictions, connections and questions while reading. 3.R ead Chapter Four with your group using Elmo, and record new predictions, connections and questions. 4.D iscuss ideas with group and record new ideas on Post Discussion form. During Reading

18 Read Chapters Five & Six 1.A ssign roles. 2.P rint Active Reading form to record new predictions, connections and questions while reading. 3.R ead Chapters Five and Six with your group using Elmo, and record predictions, connections and questions. 4.D iscuss ideas with group and record new ideas on Post Discussion form. During Reading

19 Words oT he word surreal means dreamlike and fantastical. The word surreal describes many of the images in The Arrival. oW ith a partner, discuss and record any other words that come to mind after reading The Arrival. oT hese words can be any part of speech: verbs, nouns, adjectives or adverbs oU se the following slide to record your ideas. After Reading

20 WORDS on The Arrival Surreal Surreal ____________________________________ ____________________________________

21 After Reading T o infer is to use your knowledge and the text to make meaning. Infer the meaning of The Arrival, recording your ideas on the following slide. T hink about: oI mages from The Arrival oP redictions oC onnections oN otes on Ellis Island oW ord list

22 Infer the theme of The Arrival. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

23 C reate a PowerPoint slideshow with your literature group following the steps below: 1.From the word list on the following slide, c hoose four or five words. Divide the words amongst yourselves within your small group. 2.C reate one slide for each word. 3.E ach slide should define the word and explain its connection to The Arrival. You may add images. 4.P rint and use the form on the slide following the word list to develop your initial ideas. 5.R efer to the slide after that for an example of the slide format. After Reading The ABCs of The Arrival PowerPoint Project

24 Word List Assimilate Journey Surreal BizarreKindredTangible CompassionLandscapeUniversal DegradedMulticulturalVernacular EmigrateNavigateWhimsical FamilialOptimisticXenophobia GravePerplexingYield HumanityQuestZest ImmigrantsReunion

25 The ABCs of The Arrival PowerPoint Project Prep Sheet The ABCs of The Arrival PowerPoint Project Prep Sheet WORD _____________________________ Meaning_________________________ _______________________________ ____________________________ Connection to The Arrival _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ __________________________WORD _____________________________ Meaning_________________________ _______________________________ ____________________________ Connection to The Arrival _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ __________________________ WORD _____________________________ Meaning_________________________ _______________________________ ____________________________ Connection to The Arrival _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ __________________________WORD _____________________________ Meaning_________________________ _______________________________ ____________________________ Connection to The Arrival _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ __________________________

26 is for Assimilate People from many different countries came to the land of The Arrival. These people were assimilated into their new countrys culture by learning the language and customs. A verb, meaning to be absorbed into customs and ways of a new culture

27 Cyberlesson Evaluation 531 Before Discuss: Worked with group to discuss and generate ideas Connect: Used background knowledge to make useful connections Predict: Made logical predictions Notes: Recorded facts learned from Ellis Island readings Discuss: Worked with little input from group to discuss and generate ideas Connect: Used little background knowledge to make connections Predict: Made some logical predictions Notes: Recorded some facts learned from Ellis Island readings Discuss: Did not work with group to discuss and generate ideas Connect: Did not use background knowledge to make connections Predict: Did not make logical predictions Notes: Did not record facts learned from Ellis Island readings During Discuss: Worked with group to discuss and generate ideas Connect: Used background knowledge to make useful connections Predict: Made logical predictions Discuss: Worked with little input from group to discuss and generate ideas Connect: Used little background knowledge to make connections Predict: Made some logical predictions Discuss: Did not work with group to discuss and generate ideas Connect: Did not use background knowledge to make connections Predict: Did not make logical predictions After Discuss: Worked with group to discuss and generate ideas Infer: Related word meaning to the story; used knowledge and images to construct meaning of text Discuss: Worked with little input from group to discuss and generate ideas Infer: Related some word meaning to the story; used some knowledge and images to construct meaning Discuss: Did not work with group to discuss and generate ideas Infer: did not relate word meaning to the story; did not use knowledge and images to construct meaning of text

28 ABCs After Reading Artifact

29 The ABCs of THE ARRIVAL by Shaun Tan Slideshow created by Noelle Gabe Iolanda Tyler Doug Joe

30 I is for immigrants A person who comes from anther country and travels to live in a foreign country In The Arrival, many immigrants leave their homeland to settle in the new and strange land.

31 J is for journey A traveling from one place to another, usually taking a long time In The Arrival, the man and many others took a long journey to reach the new land.

32 K is for Kindred A group of related individuals In the story, the man left his real family but found people in his new country that became KINDRED to him.

33 M is for multicultural Many different cultures The country in The arrival has a lot of different people from different cultures, making it a multicultural country.

34 P is for perplexing Confusing and full of difficulty The man thought that the little, strange creatures were very perplexing.

35 U is for Universal Present or occurring everywhere In The Arrival, the man needed many things that are universal, like shelter, food and friends.

36 W is for whimsical Imaginative, unreal The father in The Arrival landed in the new country and discovered that everything seemed whimsical: the pets, the flying sale boats, all the mail boxes, the buildings and more.

37 x A person fearful of a foreign place, especially of strangers is for Xenophobia It seemed like there was no xenophobia in the new land, because a lot of people tried to be the mans friend.


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