2 Lesson FocusDetermine the theme, tone, and purpose of the piece, symbols used and what they representPrepare and present a group project
3 Literary TermsFolktale: a tale or legend originating and traditional among a people or folk, especially one forming part of the oral tradition of the common peopleExamples: anything from Cinderella to The Headless Horseman
4 Oral Tradition: a community's cultural and historical traditions passed down by word of mouth or example from one generation to another without written instructionThese stories are often highly embellished and seem “larger than life.” They tell of heroes, moral tales, and national pride.
5 Characterization - The methods used to present the personality of a character in a work of literaturePersonification - A figure of speech in which something nonhuman is given human characteristics or feelings, or when something inanimate is given animate qualities
6 Simile - A direct comparison made between two unlike things, using a word of comparison such as like, as, than, such as, or resemblesArchetype - the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based; a model or first form; prototype
7 Metaphor - A comparison made between two things that are basically dissimilar, with the intent of giving added meaning to one of them
16 Educate – give practical information about the natural world Archetype – contains a hero, trickster, mentor, seducer, creator/godMetaphor – contains an unusual metaphorLanguage – words are carefully chosen; story is straightforward and to the point; the words used in a story reflect on the character of the speaker because they have power
17 Spiritual – contain a story about a god or a god interacting with mankind Myths – explain the universe, give wisdom, etc.; have an unknown author; focus on a god or god interacting with man; content can change as the stories are passed down
18 The Forgotten Ear of Corn p. 447 Symbols?Theme?Tone?Purpose?
19 The Little Mice p. 447Symbols?Theme?Tone?Purpose?
20 The Pet Donkey p. 448Symbols?Theme?Tone?Purpose?
21 The Rabbit and the Elk p. 449Symbols?Theme?Tone?Purpose?