African Folktales: From Oral Tradition to Written Transcripts
A curriculum module from Summer Institute for Educators participant, Kaivan Yuen
Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Subject: Language Arts and History
Topic: African Folk Tales
Duration of Lesson: 5 days
Grade Level: 3
Rationale: To connect students' life experiences with African oral traditions, so as to show them the importance of oral tradition.
- The students will learn that Ati'ica is a continent.
- The students will learn about the oral tradition in Africa.
- The students will learn about the various folktales and their signifIcance in Africa.