This wonderful legend from the Native Americans of the Plains helps students realize the importance of their own “gifts”, but also explains a beautiful part of nature. You can use this story to reinforce a multitude of reading/writing strategies including letter writing, cause and effect, inferences and more! This 38 page journal also includes comprehension questions, story elements, and graphic organizers. Included are:
What do you know about…
Questions while you read
Think About It -2 writing prompts
Illustrate 4 Important Events
Vocabulary – 4 pages
Book Rating/Favorite part
Friendly letter writing
Cut and Paste story sequencing
Your Opinion Please…
Create your own buckskin – event from your life!
This can be used as individual pages or as a complete journal.
Great to use as guided reading groups, or for individual study.