Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths

Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
Oral Storytelling to Native American Myths
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This is a Unit originally made for an American Literature Class. It has MANY features!

There are two main pieces of literature:
1. Oral Story: How Raven Gave Light to the World
2. Native American (Iroquois) Myth: The World on Turtle's Back

Included in this Package Unit!
1. Oral Stories to Myths POWERPOINT
-->purpose of oral storytelling and rise of myths
-->recurring themes and myths
-->what can we learn from myths
-->Introduction and video of (per PBS) How Raven Gave Light to the World

2. Questions for the How the Raven Gave Light to the World Video (Word Doc)

3. Symbolism to the Raven POWERPOINT
-->Symbolism Basics
-->Color Symbolism
-->Symbolism in How Raven Gave Light

4. Synonym Activity for The World on Turtle's Back Vocabulary (Word Doc)

5. Iroquois Background (as an intro the myth)
-->Basic Cultural Values
-->Roles of Men v. Women
-->Iroquois Art, Beliefs, and Politics

6. Set 1 of Questions for The World on Turtle's Back
-->Basic Comprehension Questions

7. Set 2 of Q's for The World on Turtle's Back
-->Pairs or Divide the class down the middle
-->2 sets of questions: Right vs. Left Twin Questions

8. Left vs. Right Twin Activity
-->Divided class pairs up to share the info on the other twin (right twins with left twins!)
-->Venn Diagram for Twins on Page 2
-->Venn Diagram for the oral story of the raven vs The World on Turtle's Back on Page 3

9. Symbolism in The World on Turtle's Back
-->Brief review of Symbolism
-->Applied to Iroquois Myth
-->Last slide has directions for #10 - dual entry journal

10. Dual Entry Journal
--> Left side: Details about creation/nature
--> Right Side: Social Values or customs
Total Pages
70 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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