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Hispanic and African American Folktales

Lesson 6

Objective

Describe Venado and Jicotea, 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  — "Deer, Deer!" Said the Turtle

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Target Task

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Multiple Choice

Which word best describes Venado?

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

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Writing Prompt

Describe Venado and Jicotea. How do their actions contribute to the sequence of events? 

Mastery Response

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Vocabulary

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trespassing     (v.)

to go on someone's land without their permission

judge     (v.)

to form an opinion about someone or something

appearances     (n.)

the way something looks

rival     (n.)

someone who tries to defeat you

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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.

Spiral Standards

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L.3.1.g

RF.3.3

RF.3.4

RL.3.1

RL.3.10

RL.3.4

SL.3.1

W.3.10