Native American Literature can be a fun way to get your kids excited about the past, as well as gain a further understanding of America's earliest authors! Inside this mini-unit, students will be able to read a Native American creation myth, answer study questions, and compare with out creation stories around the globe.
This product is included in the Native American Literature Mini-Unit!Are some students in need of a visual graphic organizer when dealing with Native American trickster tales? Download the Trickster Tale Activity Pack as a starter to having your students create their own trickster tales!
This CCSS aligned unit provides a literary and historical overview of early American literature from the Native American, European explorer and colonist perspective. Students read and analyze literary and informational texts. Includes readings, graphic organizers, handouts, writing assignments, a unit test and teacher keys and notes. $
3+ weeks of lessons plans included! This 24 page packet is perfect to add to a unit focusing on Native American legends. We use it for our fourth grade class on the essential question, “How the Earth & Sky are portrayed in fiction and nonfiction.” It allows students to see that legends incorporate real events with a person’s unusual life story with exaggerations and heroic actions.