Big Idea:In this lesson, students will be introduced to the genre of folktales and gain an understanding of the basic components of a folktale, as well as how the illustrations in a text can contribute to characters, setting, mood, etc.
Big Idea:In this unit, students will explore three types of folktales while practicing their critical thinking skills. In day one, students work in two groups to analyze texts, determine commonalities, and label their learning.
Generational Stories, Favorites that are Retold, and Native American Unit
Big Idea:Your tribe will continue to build their knowledge of Native American storytelling. They'll read Sootface: An Ojibwa Cinderella Story, and compare and contrast it to The Rough-Face Girl from yesterday.
Big Idea:In this lesson, students begin to work toward independence when identifying the components of a folktale as well as begin to discuss what the lesson of a folktale might be by making inferences.
Big Idea:After learning the purpose of an introduction, students work in partner to read a preselected text, locate the introduction, underline important evidence, and label their learning with brackets.