LESSON TITLE: Hi- ACC (Haiku of ACC)
CURRICULUM AREA: Language Arts 5.01, 5.02
GRADE LEVEL: 6-8
What specific words would you use to describe your favorite mascot?
Create a haiku using your favorite ACC mascot as the subject.
Have an example of a haiku, for a well-known mascot (not in ACC), on the board. Remind students of the criteria for writing a haiku.
COGNITIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES:
Students should work independently.
If necessary, let students brainstorm words associated with each mascot.
Let students share their haikus, illustrate, etc.
Names of all ACC teams and mascots (on board) Boston College- Eagles, Clemson- Tigers, Duke- Blue Devils, Florida State- Seminole, Georgia Tech- Yellow Jackets, Maryland- Terrapins, Miami- Hurricanes (ibis), North Carolina- Tar Heels (ram), NC State- Wolfpack, Virginia- Cavaliers, Virginia Tech- Hokies (turkey), Wake Forest- Demon Deacons
RE-TEACHING AND ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES:
Re-teach Brainstorm words associated with each mascot.
Enrichment Use computer to print, compile, or illustrate.