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Mrs. Seesaw

'Good Times in the Badlands' by Lyle Jacobs- I Love to Read Month

Grades: 5th Grade, 4th Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts, Books, Literacy

Student Instructions

Wiyaka was able to make friends and learn more about the rez through her interests like basketball and horses. What are some of your interests that help others get to know you? Add and explain your interests so others know more about your own identity! 1. Tap add Add Response. 2. Complete the activity. 3. Tap the check green check to add to your Journal.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Overview: Assign this activity as a follow-up to Seesaw's I Love to Read Month virtual author event with author Lyle Jacobs. Lyle read his book, 'Good Times in the Badlands' and students learned how Wiyaka's interests helped her make friends and learn more about the reservation her parents grew up on. Now, students will highlight and explain their own interests that are important to them. Example: Wiyaka might draw a basketball, a horse, and an Eagle feather to highlight her interest in sports, horses, and her Lakota culture. Materials: Art supplies (optional - students may also use Seesaw tools) Standards: ISTE 1.6 Activity created by author Lyle Jacobs.