Great Beginnings The Native American Experience Tamara Gray, Courtney Norgrin and Daniel Kilpatrick. Summary. Children will study and learn about This unit was created for Second grade students to teach them about the
Children will study and learn about
This unit was created for Second grade students to teach them about the
We will be integrating Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Math, and the arts throughout the unit by focusing on the
LA.18.104.22.168 The student will use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly.
LA.22.214.171.124 The student will listen to, read, and discuss familiar and conceptually challenging text.
LA.126.96.36.199 The student will identify cause-and-effect relationships in text.
LA.188.8.131.52 The student will identify the basic characteristics of a variety of literary forms (e.g., fables, stories, fiction, poetry, folktales, legends) and how they are alike and different.
LA.184.108.40.206 The student will prewrite by generating ideas from multiple sources (e.g., text, brainstorming, webbing, drawing, writer's notebook, group discussion, other activities)
LA.220.127.116.11 The student will draft writing by organizing details into a logical sequence that has a clear beginning, middle and end and an awareness of audience.
LA.18.104.22.168 The student will revise by creating interest by incorporating descriptive words and supporting details, such as sensory language.
LA.22.214.171.124 The student will revise by evaluating the composition, with the assistance of teacher, peer, checklist, or rubric.
LA.126.96.36.199The student will produce, illustrate, and share a variety of compositions.
Bruchac, J. (1993). The First Strawberries. New York, NY: Dial Books for Young Readers.
Crespo, G. (1993). How the Sea Began. New York, NY: Clarion Books.
Dearborn, Lyn, & Ritchie, Mary (n.d.) Legend Ojibwe Dream Catcher. Retrieved from http://www.rivernen.ca/legend_1.htm
Dream Catchers Incorporated (n.d.) The Legend of the Dream Catcher. Retrieved from http://www.dreamcatchers.org/dcat16.html
London, J. (1993). Fire Race; A Karuk Coyote Tale. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.
Taylor, C.J. (1993). How Horses Came Into the World. In How We Saw the World; Nine Native stories of the way things began. Montreal, Quebec: Tundra Books.
Taylor, H.P. (1993). Coyote Places the Stars. New York, NY: Bradbury Press.