Supporting First Nations/ Native American Literature in the Primary Classroom
This unit is featured in my blog: Infusing Indigenous Literature
Lila and the Crow written and illustrated by Gabrielle Gimard, is beautiful story about a young girl overcoming adversity and celebrating her differences.
This short story unit was created to support a single read-aloud book, should a class set be unavailable.
Comprehension strategies used in this unit are: Summarizing, Problem/ Solution, Main Idea, Connection, Visualization and Applications to Life.
No prep, easy to use reading response pages designed to focused on each reading strategy identified above are provided for multi-learning levels. Early primary to mid intermediate 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.