Supporting First Nations Literature in the Classroom
This unit is based on the animated series and published graphic novel set, Raven Tales, created by Chris Kientz, published by Rubicon.
These tales are perfect for integrating reading strategies and First Nations literature with a whole class using one read aloud book or in smaller literacy groups.
used in this unit to explore the tales are: Summarizing, Visualization, Connection, Cause and Effect, Question, Prediction and Infer.
Included is a 22-page student response booklet, answer key, and assessment rubric.
This unit can be printed out in its entirety as a student response booklet or individually to support a particular reading strategy or book.
The Raven Tales included in this unit are:
Raven and the Totem
Raven and Elder Eagle
Raven and the First People
The Rough Face Girl
The Raven Tale book series and DVD sets can be found at Raventales.com
also carries Raven Tales sets and bundles of the titles used in this unit.
Other resources that may be of interest:
Kookum’s Red Shoes
When I was Eight and Not My Girl BUNDLE
Roy Henry Vickers Traditional First Nations Native American Legends Unit
First Nations Legends Bundle Featuring Illustrator David Shannon