Folktales and Legends
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Return to Cultural Awareness Level 1
Recognizes folktalkes and legends, including some from Alaska Native traditions.
Student knows that folktale is a story that is passed on from generation to generation out loud.
Student knows that a legend is a story about a famous or important person.
Student will have heard a variety of folktales and legends; some of which are from Alaska Native traditions.
ABLE TO DO Students will be able to recognize a story as a folktale or legend.
Elders: Invite an elder into the classroom to tell a story involving Alaska Native traditions.
The Media Center has an Alaskan Literature L 1/2/3 Tub that contains stories from throughout Alaska.
Suki's Kimono legend from Japan--also ties in with CA 1.04 
What is a folktale? How do I know if this is a legend or folktale? Here is a document that shows elements of folktales.
PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES:
This is a great resource:
CA 3.1 Performance Task created by Georgianne Anasogak from Koyuk. A complete lesson for 1.3 Know folktales and legends from different cultures, including Alaskan Tradition. Performance Task 3.1
A Science/Writing/CA Unit: Things Change and Cycle [] FYI--this unit doesn't apply to this standard, not sure why its posted here, but didn't want to remove it.