Gathering Around the Fire: An Introduction to Native American Folktales Day 1 of 5

Unit 1: Generational Stories, Favorites that are Retold, and Native American Unit
Lesson 9 of 13

Objective: SWBAT have small and large group topic-specific conversations following agreed upon rules for listening and discussion. SWBAT list one or more characteristics of generational literature. SWBAT recount a folktale including the genre, characters, setting, plot, problem/solution, and the central lesson.

Big Idea: Welcome fellow teachers! Are you looking for a lesson related to generational literature, Native Americans, folktales, and recounting? Look no this first lesson of five, your tribe will cover all that and more, before you can say, "Pow-wow"!

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English / Language Arts, Literature, beginning, Reading, setting (Creative Writing), plot, retelling, third grade, moral, predict, culture, multi, folktale, recount, lesson, SMART Response, smart board, anticipation guides, Academic Vocabulary, grade three, grade 3, solution, characters, problem, message, traditional, generational, tribe, Algonquin, Native American, interactive, determine, key details, Genre, middle, end, eastern woodlands
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