The story of an aspiring engineer, Rosie Revere, Engineer follows a young girl through the ups and downs of invention. Chasing a dream of building a flying machine, Rosie learns to embrace failure as a critical component of the creative process. This module explores the theme of persistence and introduces students to several tenacious individuals.
Before you begin...
Each Artful Reading Module is flexibly designed for a 2-3 week duration. Lessons are marked for Before-, During-, or After-Reading to guide your planning. We have added a sample of a Before-Reading lesson entitled The Working Women of World War II for you to preview. Each lesson is formatted on a Teacher Lesson Card so you have all the information you need at your fingertips when it’s time to deliver.
This module contains the following Teacher Lesson Cards:
- Tinker Tray Center
- Word Play
- Who was Rosie?
- The Working Women of World War II
- Alpha Blocks Modeling
- Engaging with Alpha Blocks
- Café Conversation
- Two Books; One Author
- You Can’t Take Me
At the end of the module, you’ll find options for summative writing tasks and optional extensions that can stretch the module further.
We have added images of the literacy standards matrix for this module.
Revere, Creativity, Gizmos, Gadgets, Riveting, Dynamo, Lever, Switch, Gear, Engineer