S: Abuela, Tell Me Your Story
FC: Abuelita, Tell Me Your Story
1: Central Idea: The oral and written tradition reflect part of the richness of a people.
2: "Abuelita, abuelita, tell me a story. " "Okay, mijo. I will tell you a story about the rabbit that lives on the moon. It is a very old story that my grandmother told to me when I was your age.." "Abueliita, my mama said that you know how to speak another language. Can you tell me a little story in that language?" "Oh, lets see mijo. It has been a very long time since I spoke Mixteco."
3: Line of Inquiry: Oral expression serves as a living language of a people.
4: Line of Inquiry: Texts as a form of expression.
5: "Abuelita, what is this?" "Mijo, that is from when I married your abuelito. " "But why does it have all of the names of all of the family." "Because marriage is a joining of families and that is a way to show that. ." "What about this? It has mama's name on it." "That is a card your mama made for me when she was little. I kept it all this time because it is special."
6: "Mijo, what are you doing_" "I am writing a text to my friend.. You can look if you want." "Oh mijo, I cannot anything you kids write these days. with all that OMG and LOL." "You know more than my mama, abuelita. Oh, I almost forgot. . I need to send her a text." "Why don'tyou just call her, mijo?" | Line of Inquiry: How technology impacts oral and written tradition.
8: "Abuelita, I really enjoy having these talks with you. I learn so much about the family and about who we are. We should write these stories down one day." "You are such a smart boy, mijo. Yes, we will have write them down." "Maybe, we could even record them and put them on YouTube." "What is YouTube, mijo?"
9: inquirers knowledgeable thinkers | communicators principled open-minded | caring risk-takers balanced reflective. | The Learner Profile