Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

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Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures around the world to explain natural phenomena. Students study three tales and learn about their cultures of origin, then work cooperatively to write and present an original pourquoi tale.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Discussions; Hands-on Learning