Learning Literary Elements through African and African American Folktales

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Eighth graders explore the role of plot structure and archetypes in literature. In this literary elements lesson plan, 8th graders read several African-American folk tales and identify the plot structure and archetypes in each of them. Students then compare the African-American folk tales to tales from other cultures prior to writing their own fairy tales.

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Grade
8th
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English Language Arts
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