Coyote and the Rolling Stone - Print Version
Coyote Stone Summary
Coyote and the Rolling Stone Lesson Plan
|Students will use predicting, questioning, commenting, and connecting to the text as strategies while they read. They will also practice retelling the story to a partner to demonstrate comprehension. This detailed lesson plan is based on the Goshute story "Coyote and the Rolling Stone" story booklet adapted by Merry Adams; Cultural Consultants: Genevieve Fields and Chrissandra Murphy. This story should only read told or read during the winter months. The Native American Indian Literacy Project was made possible by funds from the Utah State Office of Education (USOE). It is a joint effort of the USOE and San Juan School District Media Center.
|Lesson Plan Author: Patricia Helquist
Students will create mental images of the Goshute story "Coyote and the Rolling Stone" as they read it.
- Time frame: 1 class period of 45 minutes
- Group Size: Large Groups
- Authors: Patricia Helquist
- Materials: "Coyote and the Rolling Stone" for each student (file attached)
Background for Teachers
This story should only be told or read during the winter months.
There are 2 versions of the booklet. If a teacher wants to use the booklet in an electronic format make sure to use the presentation version. If a teacher would like use it as a printed resourse use the print version so it can be assmbled into a folded booklet.
Step 1 - Goals and Outcomes
Students will create mental images as they read this story. Then they will apply this skill to their other reading as well.
Step 3 - Instruction
See detailed lesson plan (attached file).
Use the attached story impressions worksheet during the lesson.
Step 4 - Assessments
The students will demonstrate their comprehension of this book by using their pictures to retell the story to their partner.
Coyote and the Rolling Stone adapted by Merry Adams; cultural consultants: Genevieve Fields and Chrissandra Murphy