Download In this media and language arts unit, students choose their own learning paths and demonstrate their learning through a graphic design medium. Each student directs their own inquiry whether it be on a current event, sports coverage, a new tech development, or another passion of theirs. They design a page in the school newspaper that features the information they gathered on their subject. Researching, drafting, revising, and time management will all be developed in this engaging yet challenging unit. *requires Canva for Educators
Curricular Connections - English Language Arts 6
Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy.
Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.
Recognize and appreciate how different features, forms, and genres of texts reflect various purposes, audiences, and messages
Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding
Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiencesTransform ideas and information to create original textsSelect and use appropriate features, forms, and genres according to audience, purpose, and message
paragraphing, form, function, writing processes, presentation techniques
First Peoples Principals of Learning
Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness,