Coyote Trickster Tale Standards Support Worksheets Grade 3

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Are you looking for supplemental resources to support the book Coyote? Then use this third-grade literacy resource to support lessons on the common core literature standards or in a book study for Coyote by Gerald McDermott. Students will practice up to 9 common core literature standards (RL3.1, RL3.2, RL3.3, RL3.4, RL3.6, RL3.7, RL3.9, L3.5c, W3.1.). with this folktale.

Students relate well to this fun story of how Coyote always seems to find trouble! With this Native American folktale, teachers can begin introducing and reinforcing the Common Core Literature Standards for grade 3.

Each practice page is tailored to the particular literature standard related to the story/book.

Practice Pages Included

  • Asking Questions (ask who, what, where, when, why, how questions)
  • Answering Questions (answer text-dependent questions using key details from text)
  • Retelling the Story (retell the story in sequence with transition words)
  • The Moral or Lesson of the Story (What does the author want you to learn?)
  • Describing Characters (What traits describe the character, what are the motivations and feelings?)
  • Literal and Non-Literal Language (What does “nose for trouble” mean?)
  • Point of View (What does Coyote think about getting into trouble? What do you think about Coyote getting into trouble? What does Coyote say to other desert creatures?)
  • Illustrations (How do the illustrations support the text?)
  • Shades of Meaning (Learn synonyms for the word “envious” and “angry")
  • Opinion Writing (Write an opinion on whether it is beneficial or not to have a nose for trouble)

Extension Activities Pages Included

  • Illustrating (make the author’s words come alive)
  • Getting Into Trouble (How does Coyote get into trouble? How do you get into trouble?)
  • Hot Seat! (be Coyote and answer some tough questions!)
  • Giving Coyote Advice (Give Coyote advice on how NOT to get into trouble)
  • Compare and Contrast (a real desert coyote and the character Coyote)
  • Wanted Poster (Coyote is wanted by many desert animals!)

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  • Suggested Uses and Strategies - Teacher Notes


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jessica P. says, "My students loved the questions and fun design on each page. Amazing resource for this book!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dana L. says, "Thank you for this awesome unit! We just started Traditional Literature. This unit gives me so many ideas and helps to kickstart the new unit! I love this. The pages are so creative and the retell section will also help when my students begin to write their own porquoi tales."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Amber W. says, "I saw this resource, then HAD to buy the book so I could use it in my class! It was a big hit!"

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★ central message

★ point of view and perspectives

★ literature companion packs

★ literary centers

★ shades of meaning

★ commas and addresses

★ vocabulary assessments

★ narrative writing

★ ELA games



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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.


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