John Muir Mini Unit

John Muir Mini Unit
John Muir Mini Unit
John Muir Mini Unit
John Muir Mini Unit
John Muir Mini Unit
John Muir Mini Unit
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John Muir Mini Unit Guided Notes & Ending Shared Inquiry Discussion with Culminating Class Activity

Essential Question: What is the significance of studying the people who came before us?

AVID Notes page (edited to be guided notes) on the following:
1. Notes on the texts “A Mountain Calling” and an excerpt from The Mountain Trail and Its Message
a. What does it mean to saunter? (in your own words)
b. What text evidence supports your claim?
c. What inference can you draw about John Muir and why he prefers to saunter?

The bottom of the notes page contains a 4, 3, 2, 1 rating system for students to complete a quick self-evaluation/


AVID Notes page (edited to be guided notes) on the following:
1. “Rattlesnakes” Vocabulary
a. Text examples of the vocabulary words being used in context from the text “Rattlesnakes” by John Muir

AVID Notes page (edited to be guided notes) on the following:
1. Picture Observations
2. Landforms Identification activity in Yosemite Park

The bottom of the notes page contains a 4, 3, 2, 1 rating system for students to complete a quick self-evaluation.

Shared Inquiry prep page for the discussion/focus question: Why does John Muir use human characteristics and feelings to describe snakes?

Pre and Post Discussion handouts for the focus question

Comic Book Activity:
• Pick a quote, from the pages below that capture what is going on in that scene
• Draw a picture that matches the quote you chose
Your picture should explain what is going on in that scene

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