"How Wood Tick Became Flat" is a tale from the Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation. This tale helps students become familiar with cultural storytelling and its importance in Native cultures. Students will have a brief introduction to the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation and thier location in Utah. This lesson include an experience eliciting discussion and literacy activities. Students will create a diamante poem using a Native American tale.
These activities can be used for any novel study in the upper elementary grades. Graphic organizers allow students to demonstrate understanding of ELA skills. Book Trailer project shows understanding of the novel.(This resource's preview image was created by the author using iMovie trailer templates.)