This lesson plan includes a variety of activities that you may use as you explore the character of Anansi. Activities include: finding character traits, asking thin and thick questions, completing a QAR, comparing and contrasting different versions of a folktale, a vocabulary quad, and summarizing a story. These activities can be done as a week long unit connecting with the Reading Streets Anansi story, or they can be done as individual activities. We have included fun art activities to go along with some of the stories.
The stories referenced in this lesson plan include:
Anansi and the Talking Melon
Anansi and the Talking Watermelon
Anansi Goes Fishing
A Fool Goes Fishing
Connections to the Common Core State Standards and objectives have been included.