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An African Folktale
Students learn what a folktale is and illustrate their favorite part of the story The Orphan Boy. They also write a folk story that explains a natural phenomena.
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Tears of Joy Theatre Presents Anansi the Spider
Accompany the African folktale, Anansi the Spider, with a collection of five lessons, each equipped with supplemental activities. Lessons offer multidisciplinary reinforcement in English language arts, social studies, science, and arts...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Clever Monkey Rides Again
Use a West African folktale to practice several different skills in your first grade classroom. Learners read The Clever Monkey Rides Again and focus on rhyming words, reading comprehension, measurement, art, movement, and word order.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Spider and the Beehive
Anansi the spider teaches young readers the importance of sharing with others in this fun African folktale. Offering clear illustrations and repetitive structure, this printable book is ideal for developing children's reading fluency.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Anansi and the Tug o' War
Combine art, math, language arts, drama, and delicious Jell-o with a instructional activity based on the African folktale Anansi and the Tug o' War. Kids make predictions and discuss plot points of the story before joining in...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Anansi the Spider Paper Collage: Folktale of the Ashanti People of Africa
Young artists explore elements of an African folktale called Anansi the Spider. By studying the geometric patterns in the story, children note the colors and shapes that are used. From here, class members create a patterned spider web...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts