Legend of the Indian Paintbrush Literature Standards Support Pages

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Common Core Standards
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Use this literature resource to support your lessons on the common core standards for literature by using this Tomie DePaola story: The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush. Students will practice up to 9 common core literature standards with this Native American tale.

What is a companion pack? It’s support material that you can use to support your lessons. This companion pack is designed to support your CCSS literature lessons that go along with The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush. This CCSS aligned product is geared to grade 3 to cover these essential literature standards: RL3.1, RL3.2, RL3.3, RL3.4, RL3.6, RL3.7, RL3.9, L3.5c, W3.1.

---->There are also 6 extension activities to go beyond the book.

Students relate well to this beautifully illustrated tale of a boy with a special gift: painting and recording his people's history. With this story, teachers can begin introducing the CCSS Literature standards. Included are suggestions and strategies to use for each activity page in this companion pack with a suggested pacing guide of 11-12 days. These are not complete lessons, but intended to support your lessons on the common core standards.

Support 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 “take root in the earth” actually mean?)
★ Point of View (What does Little Gopher think about riding out with the Warriors? What do you think about Little Gopher going with the Warriors? What does Shaman think about Little Gopher's gift?)
★ Illustrations (How do the illustrations support the text?)
★ Shades of Meaning (Learn synonyms for the word “talented" and “determined")
★ Opinion Writing (Write an opinion whether it a good idea to encourage Little Gopher's gift.)

Also included are 6 Extension Activities that support the standards:
★ Illustrating (make the author’s words come alive)
★ Making Sacrifices (Write about Little Gopher's talents. Write about your own talents and special gifts)
★ Hot Seat! (be Little Gopher and answer some tough questions!)
★ Giving Little Gopher Advice (Give Little Gopher advice on how to keep up with the other boys)
★ Compare and Contrast (Little Gopher with another talented person)
★ Wanted Poster (Little Gopher is wanted for his talent)

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Total Pages
31
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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