Compare and Contrast Activities, Non-fiction Articles, and Writing Activities to help your students celebrate cultural diversity as they learn about what life is like for a Pueblo Native American child.
This compare and contrast lesson was designed to cover important reading and writing standards, as well as introduce your students to what life is like for a Pueblo Native American child growing up in the Taos Pueblo. The non-fiction article will keep your students engaged and serve as a mentor text for a writing activity. With this writing activity, your students will have the opportunity to write about a day in their life in order to compare their life to life in the Taos Pueblo.
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1. This is My Life Article: a non-fiction article about what life is like for a child in the Taos Pueblo
2. Compare and Contrast Question Activities include..
-A short answer response worksheet for the article
-A graphic organizer for comparing the Pueblo Native American child's life to your students own lives.
3. This is My Life Writing Activity: Your students will write their own article about what their lives are like, just like the article they have read. Included for the writing activity are...
-A graphic organizer for constructing their rough draft and final draft.