Name
Mix the Max
Topic
Portuguese - Construction of shortstories mixing the maximum of their characters
Learning time
270 minutes
Designed time
270 minutes
Number of students
20 - 6 girls and 14 boys
Description
In small groups of 4, the students will built a shortstory based in a scheme that provides the guiding. They will have to choose seven characters from ancient traditional stories for young children. After that, students will have to build a story, and present it in a ict tool (powtoon, storyboard, ppt...)
Aims
To create a text following the narrative organization: Introductions, development, conclusion; Be able to characterize using a diversify amount of adjectives; Use the rules of dialogue in text; Be able to create moments of climax and inovate the actions.
Outcomes
  • Affective learning outcomes Respect the rules of a working group: - listening carefully the opinions of the colleagues; - register the opinions and debate them with calm; - Be able to criticize his/her own creation objectivly; - Be able to criticize the creations of the colleagues; - Be able to restart whenever it is needed, and redo parts of the text. (resilience)
  • Knowledge -Use the portuguese language correctly; - Use verbs in the correct tense; - Use the adverbes, pronoums, adjectives in correct way - Research the characters, the stories and the authors;
  • Analysis Read and analyse each ancient shortstory , to choose the characters, space and time.
  • Application Apply the rules of the shortstory writing and start to create a new one
  • Synthesis Accomplish the story in a video, ppt, audio, voki, ... to present to the class.
  • Evaluation Presentation will be made in three different ways. The first one, in class, to rehearsal and be sure that it is all done to be published online. The second one will be a presentation to a class, in the schoollibrary. The third one will be published in their classblog and voted by all the students of the class.
No outcomes are set
Editor
Cristinar
Who? What? When? Where? How? and Why?
100 minutes)
  • Investigate
    100
    group of 4
    0
    All students, in groups of 4, will need to go to the schoollibrary and find one shortstory from Grimm, Perrault, Andersen, Sophia de Mello B Andresen; António Torrado; Alice Vieira; among several authors gaven from a list od Literary Education. They will have to fill a guidance sheet for research with the name of the author, his/her biography, bibliography, title of his/her books, ilustrators, editors, isbn. After fullfilling that part, students will gather information about the characters, their characterization (physic and psychological), their role in the story (friend or enemy), by drawing and using words, forming a mindmap.
Notes:
Assessments are made by the end of each lesson, using "thumbs up" or "2 stars and a wish"for questions like: 1- Did the group get solid information about the authors and characters? 2- How many books, authors and characters did we get information about? 3- Did we write down every information in the right documents? 4- Was the work well distributed or someone had less to do than the rest of the group? If so, how are we going to do next time to avoid that? 5- Did we get the information in an easy way or was it hard to get it? 6- What would I change if I was starting just now, this activity?
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Which one should we chose? In the path we go...
100 minutes)
  • Discuss
    50
    groups of 4
    0
    Children will choose the main characters and start creating the story, articulating, based in their mindmaps and research.
  • Collaborate
    50
    0
    Students start and develop their creation of a shortstory, following the rules presented at the beginning, and based in an orientation module to built a narrative. Each student must have a character to characterize and a scene to write/create. After 20 minutes, everyone exchanges their texts about their characters construction with each other in order to be articulated. After 40 minutes they start writing the story together. Election of a student that will read up loud to the class, presenting their work.
Notes:
Assessments are made by the end of each lesson. this time, the group will be fill in a small gride sheet, where they will have to make a swot: 1- what have we acheived; 2- did we articulate the characters and actions in a correct and meaningfull way? 3- did we create new different moments and events? 4- Did I listen to my colleagues's opinions? 5- Did we accept and solve every obstacles?
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We built together... a new story
20 minutes)
  • Practice
    20
    groups of 4
    0
    Each group prepares to finish their story, based on directions related to the speech, applying the rules of narrative writing.
Notes:
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Our best seller!
50 minutes)
  • Produce
    50
    groups of 4
    0
    Students prepare or produce their video based on their story. They may use powtoon, voki, prezi, video, storyboard... This part can be the preparation made by pairs inside the group and in articulation with the disciplines of Visual Education (drawing), Tecnologic Education (handcraft) and ICT. Presentation to the community can be done in the third period/term, during the activities of the school group day, by the month of June.
Notes:
This part must be done in colaboration with the ict teacher, EV and ET teachers and the librarian teacher as well.
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