Passing Down Wisdom: Hispanic and African American Folktales

Lesson 10
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Unit 2

3rd Grade

Lesson 10 of 24

Objective


Describe the soldier and the ant, and how their 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 Goat From the Hill and Mountains

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Target Task


Multiple Choice

Which word best describes the little ant?

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Which detail from the story best supports the answer to part A?

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Writing Prompt

Describe the the soldier and the ant. How do their actions contribute to the sequence of events? 

Vocabulary


tended

v.

gave attention to or took care of something

rendered

v.

caused something

disdain

v.

to really not like someone or something

unsuspecting

adj.

not knowing or thinking something could happen

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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.
  • W.3.1 — Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

Supporting Standards

L.3.1.g
L.3.4.b
RF.3.3
RF.3.4
RL.3.1
RL.3.10
RL.3.4
SL.3.1
W.3.10
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