Supporting First Nations/ Native American Literature in the Primary Classroom
Just a Walk
written by Jordan Wheeler and illustrated by Christopher Auchter is an entertaining tall tale about a boy’s attempt to go out for a walk. Children enjoy this funny misadventure which inspires students to write their own silly adventure.
This unit was created to support a single read-aloud book, should a class set be unavailable.
Comprehension strategies used in this unit are: Problem and Solution, Connection and Visualization, Summarizing, Identifying Plot Points, Compare and Contrast and Personal Story Development
No prep, easy to use lined and interlined reading response pages designed to focused on each reading strategy identified above are provided for multi-learning levels. Grade 1 to Grade 4 will have success using these response pages.
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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.