Center Focus

Original Nature Tales

  1. Have students review the story. They should notice all elements of the story including settings, characters, climax and conclusion. Students should recognize this story to be a fictitious explanation to a real-life phenomenon.
  2. Have students come up with a question about nature where they don't know the answer.
  3. Students will create their own tale answering their question based on the format of the tale by Verna Aardema.

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