Passing Down Wisdom: Hispanic and African American Folktales

Lesson 14

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Objective

Describe the shepherd, 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 Happy Man's Tunic

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Target Task

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Multiple Choice

Which word best describes the young shepherd?

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

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Writing Prompt

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

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Vocabulary

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content     (adj.)

satisfied

unfulfilled     (adj.)

not feeling satisfied

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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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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