Raven Trickster Tale Literature Standards Support Pages

Grade Levels
3rd
Resource Types
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Use this literature resource to support your lessons on the common core standards for literature by using this Gerald McDermott story: The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush. Students will practice up to 9 common core literature standards with this Native American tale.

What is a companion pack? It’s support material that you can use to support your lessons. This companion pack is designed to support your CCSS literature lessons that go along with Raven. This CCSS aligned product is geared to grade 3 to cover these essential literature standards: RL3.1, RL3.2, RL3.3, RL3.4, RL3.6, RL3.7, RL3.9, L3.5c, W3.1.

---->There are also 6 extension activities to go beyond the book.

Students relate well to this fun story of how Raven brings light to the people. With this fun story, teachers can begin introducing the CCSS Literature standards. Included are suggestions and strategies to use for each activity page in this companion pack with a suggested pacing guide of 11-12 days. These are not complete lessons, but intended to support your lessons on the common core standards.

Support Pages Included
★ Asking Questions (ask who, what, where, when, why, how questions)
★ Answering Questions (answer text dependent questions using key details from text)
★ Retelling the Story (retell the story in sequence with transition words)
★ The Moral or Lesson of the Story (What does the author want you to learn?)
★ Describing Characters (What traits describe the character, what are the motivations and feelings?)
★ Literal and Non-Literal Language (What does “flooded the room with light” actually mean?)
★ Point of View (What does Raven think about getting taking the sun from the Sky Chief? What do you think about Raven taking the sun? What does Raven say to the Sky Chief?)
★ Illustrations (How do the illustrations support the text?)
★ Shades of Meaning (Learn synonyms for the word “curious” and “sad")
★ Opinion Writing (Write an opinion whether it was beneficial for Raven to steal the sun.)

Also included are 6 Extension Activities that support the standards:
★ Illustrating (make the author’s words come alive)
★ Incredible Acts (What incredible acts can Raven do? What incredible acts will you do?)
★ Hot Seat! (be Raven and answer some tough questions!)
★ Giving Raven Advice (Give Raven advice on how get the sun without playing a trick on the Sky Chief)
★ Compare and Contrast (a real raven and the character Raven)
★ Wanted Poster (Raven is wanted by the Sky Chief)

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★ point of view and perspectives
★ literature companion packs
★ literary centers
★ shades of meaning
★ commas and addresses
★ vocabulary assessments
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Total Pages
31
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Raven Trickster Tale Literature Standards Support Pages
Raven Trickster Tale Literature Standards Support Pages
Raven Trickster Tale Literature Standards Support Pages
Raven Trickster Tale Literature Standards Support Pages