Using Multicultural Literature with Science
Pourquoi Tales: Fourth Grade Student Tales
|Skills:||Listening to oral reading the The Great Ball Game
Understanding what a Pourquoi tale is
Understanding the roots of the tale - geographic and cultural
Using the Internet to learn about an author - Calvin students only, unless lesson plans are changed.
Scanning and choosing the best category for the information needed
Entering information into a template
|Overview:||Read The Great Ball Game to your students (one adult reader)
Talk about the setting, the author, and the pouquoi tale with your students.
Talk about the factual information included in this piece of fiction
|Using the Internet:||
1. Go to the Indian
Lifestyle (Abenaki Indians) web site with your student partner.
You must post this to the "Show it off" discussion board by
the next time you meet with your buddy.