The Keeping Quilt. By Patricia Polacco. Genre. Personal Narrative. Prior Knowledge. __________________________________. What have I learned about storytelling? Can I make any text to text connections in our Storytelling Unit? Can I make any text to self connections about storytelling?.
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By Patricia Polacco
What have I learned about storytelling?
Can I make any text to text connections in our Storytelling Unit?
Can I make any text to self connections about storytelling?
Patricia Polacco’sgreat-great grandparents emigrated (to leave a place, especially a home country, to live someplace else) from Russia. Storytelling is an important tradition that has been passed down in her family for generations.
Patricia Polacco also wrote:
Rechenka’s EggsBabushka Baba Yaga
Chicken SundayUncle Vova’s Tree
Mrs. Katz and TushPink and Say
You’ll know the answers to these questions by the end of this story.
( I bet you know some of these answers already! )
“The Keeping Quilt” tells about a treasured object that became a way for keeping a family’s oral history through the generations.
The bowl of artificial fruit looked almost good enough to eat.
Sally picked daisies to make a bouquet of flowers for her mother.
The children were busy hauling firewood inside so we could have a warm and cozy fire.
I wonder what a babushka is?
What is a huppa?
Can you find these words in your text?
1. When you find them, write what you think they mean on a piece of paper.
2. What page did you find them on?
3. Use them in a sentence.
“Happy Cats” to everyone who finds them!Shhhhhhhhhhhh…don’t tell your neighbor! : )
Did we meet our LEARNING TARGETS ?
Let’s go back to slide #5 and check!
If you were to make a “Keeping Quilt”, what important memories would you include in your quilt?
Patricia Polaccowrote a Personal Narrative. Now, it’s your turn!