Lesson Plan

Native American Legends

Social studies, reading comprehension, and writing come together in this high-engagement lesson about Native American legends!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to write a legend that includes all important characteristics of a legend.


(5 minutes)
  • Tell students that today they will be learning about Native American legends.
  • Ask students if they can identify what a legend is. Have several students share out ideas.
  • Tell students that a legend is a story that explain how something came to be.
  • Explain that students will be hearing a legend today, as well as writing their own!