African American Traditions: Cameroonian and African-American Folktales

Young scholars compare Cameroonian and African-American folktales. In this folktales lesson, students participate in a jigsaw activity that requires them to read "The Owl Never Sleeps as Night," "Why the Lizard Often Nods," "Tappin, the Land Turtle" and "The Invisible Tortoise." Young scholars note the parts of the tales that have an American flair and discuss their findings.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans