Lesson Objective-Lesson 1: What will the students be able to do?
Big Idea: Folktales offer explanations of places/events with lessons to be learned.
•Students will define what is a folktale (RL.3.2)
(Five elements that make up a folktale: magic, problem, solution, cultural element, and moral).
•Students will be able to identify the elements of a folktale within
The Story of Chinaman’s Hat or The Great Race: the story of the Chinese Zodiac, including a personal explanation of the moral of the story (RL. 3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3)
•Students will engage in conversation in order to infer the moral of the story based on specific evidence from the text and their schema (SL.3.1).
•Students will respond in writing what they think the lesson in story and how it pertains to their life (W.3.1.)
•Identify new vocabulary words associated to storytelling (L.3.1)