Hope and Area Indigenous Storytelling Unit – Grade 5

Activity DescriptionAssessment: 
1Defining StorytellingDiscuss Indiginous storytelling traditions. Create a rubric
2Practise StorytellingWrite and perform own story Storytelling rubric
3Video/audio of Story The Mosquito WomanWatch video, pause and discuss elements of storytellingWritten Reflection
4Read Story The Mosquito WomanRead transcribed/written version of same storyDiscuss/answer questions about the story and differences/similarities between the versions of the story.
5Create an Origin StoryCreate the origin story for something they own or that belongs to their family.One criterion from storytelling rubric developed in activity 1
6Read Story 2Read the Origin of Skwiy-kwayWritten reflection

Storytelling Unit Curricular Connections