Hispanic and African American Folktales

Lesson 2

Objective

Describe the Turkey, and how his actions contribute to the sequence of events.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Tales Our Abuelitas Told, A Hispanic Folktale Collection by F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flora Ada  — "The Bird of One Thousand Colors"

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Target Task

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Multiple Choice

Which word best describes the little bird? 

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Which detail from the text best supports the answer to Part A? 

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Writing Prompt

Describe the Turkey. How do his actions contribute to the sequence of events?

Mastery Response

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Vocabulary

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strutted     (v.)

walked in a confident way

mused     (v.)

thought carefully about something

neglected     (adj.)

not given enough attention or care

heed     (v.)

to pay attention to and obey a direction

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.3.3 — Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

Spiral Standards

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RF.3.3

RF.3.4

RL.3.1

RL.3.10

RL.3.4

SL.3.1

W.3.10