We will begin our study of Native American Literature by watching Miss Lamb's Prezi and taking notes.
Here is a link to the Prezi: http://prezi.com/92orng31evry/native-american-literature/?auth_key=13822d7ede81934a12a4eac7b7507a58684af8c2
And a copy of the notes page is included below.
As we learn, we will pause several times to process and think about the content we are studying.
OBJECTIVE: Learn more about Native American cultures to prepare ourselves to read an Iroquois creation story as well as other pieces of Native American literature.
CCSS: Literature 9. Demonstrate knowledge of foundational words of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.Begin reading "The World on the Turtle's Back," making connections with other books, stories, movies, poems you have read or watched.
We will begin reading the Iroquois creation story "The World on the Turtle's Back."
OBJECTIVE: Read a creation myth and make connections to our own lives and other stories we have read or movies we have watched.
CCSS: Literature 2. Determine themes and central ideas, including how they intereact and build on one another. Provide an objective summary of the text.