In this workbook for Anansi Spider's Thin Legs retold by Vanessa Young, your students will practice:
Retelling a folktale
Determining the lesson of a folktale
Writing a narrative/sequence of events
This workbook is designed for 2nd grade, but can easily be used for 3rd grade as well!
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.