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The World on the Turtle's Back Guided Reading Worksheet
This lesson contains a complete guided reading worksheet with 50 questions (answer key included) for The World on the Turtle's Back, an Iroquois myth/belief. Questions consist of True/False, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank and short written response. NOTE: You are getting TWO versions of this
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The World on the Turtle's Back Creation Story Comparison
I adore teaching this Native American creation story. I wanted to design a lesson that would be visually beautiful as well as engaging and rigorous. Since this is always the first American Literature lesson I teach, I use it to set the tone for how my lessons will be throughout the entire course, so
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The World on a Turtle's Back Analysis Worksheet
Contains vocabulary, symbols, elements of Native American literature, analysis questions, cause and effect, and a well-developed paragraph writing assignment at the end.
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World on Turtle's Back - Iroquois - Native American Literature
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This is an extensive American Literature Powerpoint geared towards 11th grade classes. This presentation contains slides over the tribal seal, quotations from leaders, tribal info, the five nations of the Iroquois, the Iroquois Confederation, oral tradition, pictographs, photos, story info, functio
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The World on the Turtle's Back- A Native American Myth
Students build background knowledge about creation stories, read the Native American Creation Myth, take notes, discuss similarities and differences between the Biblical creation story and the Native American creation story, as well as complete an active reading activity.
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World on a Turtle's Back & Genesis Comparative Graphic Organizer
This graphic organizer helps students organize their thoughts in preparation for writing a structured comparative essay.
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Comparative Essay: World on a Turtle's Back and Genesis
This is a comparative essay organizer that guides the students through a fairly complex comparative essay line by line. It is a highly structured essay that does not allow for a great deal of deviation. It is a great way to set expectations and standards for writing.
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World on a Turtle's Back Reading Guide
This reading guide will help students organize their thoughts in preparation for writing a comparative essay. The graphic organizer does not show up on the thumbnail.
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The World on the Turtle's Back and Coyote and the Buffalo Test
American Literature Book. Test includes multiple choice questions, true/false questions, short answer questions and essay questions.
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The World on the Turtle's Back Task Cards
These task cards are great for after reading "The World on the Turtle's Back". Task cards include questions over summary, compare/contrast, drawing conclusions, text criticism, and analysis.
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The World on the Turtle's Back Double Entry Journal activitiy
Students will complete a three part handout (anticipatory set with an accountable turn and talk, a double entry journal while reading, and finally a journal prompt for a closure.) The questions are meant to go along with the lines in our textbook (a gold Mcdougal/Littel American Literature book, but
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Questions for "The World on Turtle's Back"
This 10-question document could be used as a reading guide or quiz to assess comprehension and analysis of the story.
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The World on the Turtle's Back Lesson Plan
This two-day CCSS-aligned lesson plan includes Common Core State Standards, a learning objective, learning activities, and a handout to introduce and teach "The World on the Turtle's Back," a typical text taught in American Literature courses. Read more about how I use this lesson here. Check out
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World on the Turtles Back Double Entry Activity Handout
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The World on a Turtle's Back Cornell Notes
The World on a Turtle's Back Cornell Notes with guided reading questions as part of a Native American unit as an example of a creation myth.
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Native American World on Turtle, Coyote Stories SLIDESHOW Notes
A comprehensive PPT outlining Native American literature and introducing students to 3 pieces: "The World on Turtle's Back", "Coyote and the Buffalo", and "Fox, Coyote, and Whale". I create all of my PPTs on a Mac, therefore, often times fonts get moved around, etc., during the uploading process.
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Native American Issues Unit + Early American Writing
This Native American Literature, Early American Literature,and controversial issues unit is full of common core based activities and informational text. You will receive: * A creation story comparison Prezi and guided reading of "The World on the Turtle's Back" see single lesson here: Single L
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Native American Literature Introduction (themes and types of stories)
Twenty-three slide Powerpoint is a two to three day introduction to Native American literature, includes a thorough explanation of the types and functions of native stories myths and themes. Also includes journal questions, U.S. map of Native language families and quotes about stereotypes. Two of th
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Myth & Oral Tradition Complete Quiz & Test Materials
This packet is designed to focus on Native American oral tradition by comparing it to works from other cultures, e.g. the creation story found in the book of Genesis in the Bible. This packet includes - question banks (approximately 100 questions, plot quiz and HOTS test questions)in Examview forma
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Native American Literature Assignments
5 page document containing assignments for a unit on Native American Literature. Included: 1. Discussion points/activity for introducing a unit on Native American Literature 2. A chart for tracking important details of the works in a Native American unit 3. Assignment and rubric sheet for creati
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Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
This is a Unit originally made for an American Literature Class. It has MANY features! There are two main pieces of literature: 1. Oral Story: How Raven Gave Light to the World 2. Native American (Iroquois) Myth: The World on Turtle's Back Included in this Package Unit! 1. Oral Stories to Myths PO
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Creation Myths - Mythology and the Modern World
In continuance with my "How mythology affects modern culture" this ppt specifically looks at creation myths from around the world. It has two worksheets attached (through google docs) as well as websites target specific to the topic to make students searching easier. This can be shared with students
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The World on the Turtle’s Back and Coyote Stories Vocabulary List 1
The World on the Turtle’s Back and Coyote Stories Vocabulary List 1
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Preserve a Family Memory! --Writing a Memoir
Family or personal stories often define who we are as a people. However, very few of us "gather around the hearth or camp fire" anymore to pass these stories on to the next generation. Included in this activity are a few basic instructions for writing a memoir, a way of preserving these stories. Thi
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