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Nichole Poss

Student Instructions

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock Folktale

Anansi stories are West African folktales. Anansi is a trickster spider, fooling the animals of the forest, until finally he learns his lesson...or does he? 1. 2. Use the tool to write adjectives to describe Anansi on page 1 of the activity. *Remember: Think about inside and outside traits. Remember what you learned from our character unit of inquiry. 3. Use the tool to write a summary of this Anansi folktale on page 2 of the activity. *Remember: Use all of your writing rules - capitalization, proper nouns/characters, punctuation, transition words, details, text evidence (words and pictures), complete sentences, and more than one sentence for each part. Your summary should include each character, the setting, the problem, and the solution to be complete. 4. Use the tool to write a story about what you would do if you discovered a magical moss-covered rock in the forest on page 3 of the activity. *Remember: Use all of your writing rules - capitalization, proper nouns, punctuation, transition words, details, complete sentences, and more than one sentence. Your story should include a beginning, middle, and end to be complete. 5. Use the tools to draw a picture to match your story. 6. Check your work. 7. 8. Add to your Communication, Reading, AND Writing folders.

1st Grade, 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
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