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Jude McIntyre

Student Instructions

What Made Day and Night: Indigenous Stories (Part 1: American Indigenous Stories)

1. In the link you will be taken to the website "Chickasaw TV." 2. Watch the story-teller as she recites the story of how Day and Night were divided. 3. The Chickasaw Nation in Oklahoma is an indigenous tribe in the United States. Its members are related to the Choctaw and share a common history with them. The Chickasaw are divided into two groups: the Impsaktea and the Intcutwalipa. 4. When you have watched the story you will come back to seesaw and complete the template using the label tool. 5. Remember to submit your work by clicking on the check button. 6. Afterwards, we will retell the story to another person/group and find similarities and differences in the other indigenous stories of day and night.

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, English Language Arts, Social Studies
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Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

This is a lesson that can be used for teaching the strategy 'Compare and Contrast.' It can be used as past of a lesson about Indigenous stories and compare with the stories of the Australian Aboriginals. It is a good activity for retelling oral tales and comparing the details.