Lesson Plan

Anansi and the Turtle and Me!

Anansi invites his friend Turtle to dinner at his house ... but does he treat him like a friend? In this reading comprehension lesson, your class practices questioning, retelling, and identifying the moral in "Anansi and the Turtle."
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to ask and answer questions about a text and recount details.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Gather students together and explain that today, they will read and listen to a story called Anansi and the Turtle.
  • Ask the class if any of them have read this story before.
  • Explain that Anansi and the Turtle is an African folktale, or a tale or legend passed along between people of a culture, usually through oral storytelling.

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second grade
Subject Reading & Writing