We found 23 resources with the concept african folktales
The Mwindo Epic: Crash Course World Mythology #29Lesson Planet
13 mins 7th - 12th
A murder scepter, banana beer, and a superhuman newborn. Welcome to the 29th installment of the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series! Scholars explore the Mwindo epic, an oral tale from the Congo about Mwindo's journey to the...
The Lion King—The Broadway Musical Study GuideLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Musicals have been adapted from stage plays, novels, and movies. With The Lion King, Disney transforms its animated film into show-stopping, live-action musical theatre. The guide Disney provides to accompany a study of the award-winning...
Tears of Joy Theatre Presents Anansi the SpiderLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Anansi the Spider Paper Collage: Folktale of the Ashanti People of AfricaLesson Planet
1st - 3rd
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...
Anansi Goes To Lunch - First GradeLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Greed is the theme of this collection of multidisciplinary activities. As a class, read The West African folktale, Anansi Goes to Lunch by Bobby Norfolk, and take part in a grand discussion about it's plot and theme. Reinforce the theme...
Anansi Goes to Lunch - KindergartenLesson Planet
K CCSS: Adaptable
Greed is the theme of the West African folktale, Anansi Goes to Lunch and this multidisciplinary collection of lessons. First, scholars listen to a read aloud and participate in a grand conversation about the book's key details and...
The Clever Monkey Rides AgainLesson Planet
1st - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Anansi And Turtle Go To DinnerLesson Planet
Pre-K - K CCSS: Adaptable
That tricky Anansi! Join him and Turtle in the story Anansi and Turtle Go to Dinner by Bobby and Sherry Norfolk, based on the African folktale. Kids answer comprehension questions and sing songs about spiders before creating spider webs...
Drama and African American Folktales: Addressing the Social Development Needs of My StudentsLesson Planet
Fifth graders develop cultural awareness of their heritage, therefore building their self-esteem. They discover the link between learning and social skills and recognize that learning is an integral part of their lives. The recognize...
Similarities Between African Folktales And French FolktalesLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students study the importance of the Storyteller in ancient times as well as in modern times. They realize that this is an art essential to the development and evolution of the mind and that today more than ever we need to rely on...