Telling Your Own Story

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After watching and discussing a video on the Voyage of Cabrillo, individuals craft their own origin story and design and build an artifact they feel best represents their history.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Be prepared to model an artifact that is key to your own origin story
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes class members have viewed the video, the first resource in the series of lessons
  • The viewing guide is designed for fourth through sixth graders but appropriate for any age viewers
Pros

  • The 3-page packet includes discussion questions and suggestions for the artifact project
Cons

  • Neither a rubric nor specific directions are included for the project
  • The link to the San Diego Maritime Museum's San Salvador does not work; however, the site can be accessed on the Internet