Agassiz and Area Indigenous Storytelling Unit – Grade 5

Defining StorytellingDiscuss Indigenous storytelling traditions. Create a rubric
Practise StorytellingWrite and perform own story Storytelling rubric
Video/audio of StoryWatch video, pause and discuss elements of storytellingAnswer questions
Read Story 1Read the Hunter and the SasquatchAnswer questions
Create an Origin StoryCreate the origin story for something they own or that belongs to their family.One criterion from storytelling rubric developed in activity 2
Read Story 2Read the Mountain Goat People of CheamQuestions at end of story

The Hunter and the Sasquatch

The Mountain Goat People of Cheam – text only

Linguistic Key to Halq’eméylem Alphabet

Storytelling Unit Curricular Connections