This Practicing Reading Closely: Solving the Mystery: What's That Symbol? lesson plan also includes:
What does the symbol on Tim’s shirt mean? The second instructional activity in an eight-part study of the Iroquois continues the reading of Cynthia O’Brien’s article, “The (Really) Great Law of Peace” that opens day one of the unit. Class members answer questions about the article using specific details recorded on their graphic organizers. In addition, the class begins an anchor chart with advice for Tim, a character in “The Iroquois Confederacy,” the six-minute video shown on day one. The resource includes suggestions for meeting students’ needs, a graphic of the Iroquois Flag, a vocabulary list, and assessment suggestions.