Supporting First Nations/ Native American Literature and Legends in the Classroom
Brothers of the Wolf, The First Mosquito and The First Beaver
written and illustrated by Caroll Simpson, explores First Nations’, (Native American) Literature with reading strategies such as visualization, connection, questioning, predicting and summarizing.
This bundle includes the following individual units:
Brothers of the Wolf
The First Mosquito
The First Beaver
Included in this unit are:
Ties to the BC Curriculum Big Ideas for Grades 2-6 in Language Arts and
Grades 3 in Social Studies. (Outside of BC, similar curricular
comparisons can be made.)
Student Response Worksheets
Assessment Rubric and Answer Key for the Student Response Booklet
Included is a First Nations’ / Native American Supernatural creatures and Crests design booklet, and mini-booklets. Brief description are provided on many common supernatural creatures and First Nations' Crests. Students use northwest coast design elements (examples provided) to design supernatural creatures and Crests. Blank lined and interlined versions are also provided as an alternative research project.
Other First Nations Legend units available are:
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker
Storm Boy and Frog Girl
The Rough face Girl
The Boy Who Lived With Seals
To obtain a copy of this book and others like it, I recommend checking out Strong Nations,
an online bookstore supplying indigenous and Native American books. Not only do they have an extensive selection, they provide themed book bundles for all age ranges.