You’re starting “Earth on Turtle’s Back,” “When Grizzlies Walked Upright,” & “Navajo Origin Myth.” You want your students to read closely and piece together important details to learn about the three storytellers’ differing cultures. But you don’t have the graphic organizers you need to help your students notice and record this information. Don’t worry! Everything you need is here.
• Handout 1: Class Notes
• Handout 2: Archetype Chart
• Handout 3: Culture Chart
How to Use
· Class Notes
: Lists, defines, and provides examples of archetypes.
· Archetype Chart
: Helps students identify archetypes and keep their information organized. As students read, they focus on important details, the ones involving archetypes, and record information on this chart.
· Culture Chart
: Next, students summarize details involving the archetypes. Using these summaries, students then make inferences about the storytellers’ cultures. They record their information on this chart.
· Introductory lesson: Native American Origin Myths: How to Establish a Positive Classroom Culture
. With guided instruction, students practice using the handouts in this product by analyzing a popular TV commercial. Addresses classroom management. Includes PPT presentation, 3 handouts (very similar to the ones in this product), answer keys. You can check it out here
· Revised (8/6/18) lesson [FORMERLY FREE]: Use “Navajo Origin Myth” to Establish a Positive Classroom Culture
, which builds upon the skills taught in the lesson above. Updated to address classroom management. Includes close reading questions to help students focus on important details, which they frequently overlook. Also includes class notes & graphic organizers (very similar to the ones in this product), paragraph assignment & rubric, optional differentiated essay topics. Includes answer keys! Check it out here
· Companion mini-unit
: Positive Classroom Culture: “Earth on Turtle’s Back” & “When Grizzlies Walked Upright,”
which build upon the skills taught in the products above. It addresses classroom management. Includes detailed lesson plan with pacing guide, 5 handouts/graphic organizers (very similar to the ones in this product), answer keys. Culminates in a fun Summative Project that offers students 5 options and encourages creativity. Rubrics included. Includes optional differentiated essay topics to extend the unit. You can check it out here