This lesson is a creative way to get students engaged with reading by sharing books with one another. They will be practicing their comprehension skills by delivering a summary, retell, and identifying main ideas/events in the books.Students can present these book commercials in front of the class to begin with. Then throughout the year progress to them making iMovies about their book commericals. Creativity and new resources help all different styles of learners. Photo Credit:"Book Dog FairTales Child Kid Umberlla." Photograph.Pixabay. June 7, 2015. https://pixabay.com/illustrations/book-dog-fairy-tales-child-kid-794978/. June 14, 2022.
Tookwee’nup, legends, are Paiute stories told during the winter months. They are mythical, often humorous, and they contain a moral. Tookwee’nup teach Paiute children why things are like they are. The stories give spiritual instruction and expose the children to human characteristics that we all possess. This lesson uses this Paiute tale to help students learn about fire myth patterns, wildfires and develop vocabulary.