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Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Reading historical selections will give students the perspective they need to compare the author’s purpose and voice of two separate writers.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures around the world to explain natural phenomena. Students study three tales and learn about their cultures of origin, then work cooperatively to write and present an original pourquoi tale.