Use this famous “mentor text” to explore where you’re from
Using “Where I’m From” by George Ella Lyon as a “mentor text”, this lesson supports players in studying poems while writing and building their own.
Students tour a virtual setting that shows some of the items in a Where I’m From Poem.
Students study examples, or mentor texts, to explore how the lines in the poem are represented in the world.
Students identify possibilities for their own “Where I’m From Poem,” building lists of things that represent where they are from.
Students develop ideas for building in Minecraft to creatively represent where they’re from.
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