Knots on a Counting Rope will add depth to your American Indian Unit or can be used as an extension of Folk Tales and Tall Tales with this comprehension packet and final project. Common Core Aligned. Students will practice reading, rereading, retelling, looking back and writing complete sentences. Part 1 of the worksheet includes 8 questions. Part 2 ask the students to make a deeper connection to the text and American Indian naming traditions by creating their own. Part 2 can easily be made into a final project. Can be used as a whole group or during guided reading.