Columbia University Indigenous Story of the Fair Skin Nation Discussion


The age group is 6 to 12
The title of my story that I pick is FAIR SKIN NATIONELCC 102 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Creating an Indigenous Storybook Assignment – 20%. Due Date: Wed March 22 /25 / 26 (see below) Outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 4 The purpose of this assignment is for you to research an Indigenous story, turn it into a book, and to share a video of you  reading the book and practicing ways to engage with children. You will not be with children in the video, but often  people who read books to children on recorded videos will talk as though they are interacting with the children. Part 1: Creating Your Book • Pick an Indigenous story (might be a traditional story, a topic to explore, and so on) • Create a storybook aimed at a specific age group of your choice • Make sure you references where you got the ideas for your book  • Your book should include relevant Indigenous content including language, images, and story content.  • If you are using someone else’s illustrations, ensure you have permission Part 2: Record Yourself Reading the Book Aloud • Film a video of you reading the book • Share your video on the Moodle forum • Your video must include:  o An introduction of the book including the title, author, illustrator, and a question for the children asking  for their predictions o In the video you must be reading the book out loud using good presentation and engagement skills (with  your imaginary audience). This means we must be able to see your face and at least part of your body in  the recording.  o After you have read the book, describe an activity idea for families to extend exploration of the topic Part 3: Provide Feedback to your Peers • Watch all of your classmates’ submissions  • Give feedback to your classmates on Moodle (at least 2) after watching their videos Part 4: Reflect on Your Experience • Submit a reflection to the instructor on the experience, making clear connections to course material. • Reflect on the following aspects of your experience: o The experience of finding Indigenous material for the book o The process of creating a book o The experience of reading the book o The feedback you received from peers Submission: • You will submit your video on a forum on Moodle and respond to classmates on that forum as well. You must  post your video to the forum by Monday March 22 at 12pm (noon). • Spend the week watching classmates’ submissions and giving feedback. Feedback must be completed by Thursday March 25 by midnight. • You will submit your reflection on the assignment on Moodle by Friday March 26 by midnight. Grading: • The assignment will be graded using the rubric below.ELCC 102 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood – Creating an Indigenous Storybook Assignment Rubric Criteria Excellent 4 pts Good 3 pts Fair 2 pts Poor 0 – 1 point Book Book was age appropriate.  Book was culturally relevant to  Indigenous Culture (language,  illustrations, story). Book included reference to  inspiration for the story. There is detailed effort put into  the creation of the book (could  be given to children to read,  cover is made of sturdy  material) Book was age appropriate  and culturally relevant to  Indigenous Culture, but  missing one of language,  illustrations, or story.  There is effort put into the  creation of the book (could  be given to children to  read, there is an obvious cover). Book was age  appropriate and  culturally relevant to  Indigenous Culture, but  missing two of language,  illustrations, or story. Book is printed  Book has very small pieces of  Indigenous Culture or Book was not culturally relevant  to Indigenous Culture. Book is printed on paper  without a cover.  Video All elements of introducing the  book were included: title,  author, illustrator, prediction.  Student showed excellent  presentation skills (tone,  volume, pitch, pacing, fluency,  clarity, eye contact, body  language, facial expressions). Student frequently utilized  open-ended questions or other  engagement strategies  appropriate to the book.  Information for families at the  end of the video is engaging and  appropriate. Three elements of  introducing the book were  present. Student demonstrated good presentation skills  and open-ended questions  or other engagement  strategies. Information provided to  the families at the end of  the video was appropriate. Two elements of  introducing the story  were present. Student showed fair  presentation skills and  use of basic engagement  strategies. Information provided to  the families at the end of  the video was  appropriate. One element of introducing the  story was present or No elements of introducing the  story were present. Student demonstrated poor  presentation skills and  engagement strategies were  missing or poorly executed. Did not provide information to  families at the end of the video  or it was inappropriate.  Feedback Student gave feedback to more  than two classmates. Feedback included references to  course materials.  Student gave feedback to  two classmates. Feedback included  references to course  materials.  Student gave feedback  to two classmates. Student gave feedback to one  classmate. Or Student did not give feedback to  classmates.  Reflection Included reflection on all  elements: experience of finding  the Indigenous material, the  process of creating a book, and  the experience of reading the book. Clear connections to  course materials are made in  the reflection.  Included reflection on all  elements: experience of  finding the Indigenous  material, the process of  creating a book, and the  experience of reading the  book. Included reflection on  two of the elements. Included reflection on one of  the elements.