Y5 Literacy

Text level

Africa or tales taken to America

Here are some links for texts about other cultures
Anansi and the pot of beans movie
http://www.storycove.com/anansi_and_the_pot_of_beans/movie
and the same story in a cartoon and text
http://www.afro.com/children/myths/turtle/page1.html
and you will find the same story again here if you search
http://www.motherlandnigeria.com/stories.html
http://www.gateway-africa.com/stories/
http://www.anansistories.com/index.html

Indian folk tales


http://www.cgnet.in/Cult/folktales/
the story of Ganesh as a film clip
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8431967403349408559&hl=en
link for children to punctuate speech online.
http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/lit_sites/speech_marks/index.htm

American native indian stories
http://www.nwrel.org/indianed/indianreading/lessonplans/coyote.php

Some files to help teaching sentence structure

I will ask the children to improve the sentences on these files as an early morning activity.