*HUGE Update to this File: 2/15)
Ideas, Resources, and Activities to help with legend writing!
Focuses on CCSS:
R.L.4.2, RI.4.7, RI.4.9, W.4.3
** There are multiple activities included involving research and technology! We are 21st century learners! :)
This 24 page packet is perfect to add to a unit focusing on Native American legends. We use it for our fourth grade class on the essential question, “How the Earth & Sky are portrayed in fiction and nonfiction.” It allows students to see that legends incorporate real events with a person’s unusual life story with exaggerations and heroic actions.
This fun and creative packet includes everything you
need to get your class writing their own legend.
Over three weeks of lesson plans for suggested activities with CCSS, Objectives, and Activities!
What would your Native American name be? (Based on the story The Legend of the Bluebonnet.
Weather guided research pages
Constellation guided research
Comanche Tribe guided research
A student chart for comparing/contrasting legends
Activities and a print out of the short legend “Clever Coyote”
Two page legend “Clever Coyote”
A sample (teacher copy) legend planning sheet
A student copy of the legend plan
2 page of final draft paper
Partner Edit/Revising Sheet
A teacher idea page with legends we used, WebPages, and other helpful ideas.
A picture of a completed teacher
Tsunami (1pg) Nonfiction article
Volcanoes (2pg) Nonfiction article
Legend Writing Rubric