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How the Little Frog Got So Loud

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Title:

How the Little Frog Got So Loud

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https://www.readworks.org/article/How-the-Little-Frog-Got-So-Loud/d8bf2c05-a4db-4093-9744-12d61e3f8bcf

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Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

In this reading passage, students learn about the Taíno people of Puerto Rico. The original people of Puerto Rico are called the Taíno. Long ago, they were fascinated by teeny frogs called coquí. The Taíno told many stories to explain why the coquí sings so loudly.

A vocabulary activity and question set are included with the reading passage. 

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 2
Living and Working Together in State and Nation
11 ) Interpret legends, stories, and songs that contributed to the development of the cultural history of the United States.

Examples: American Indian legends, African-American stories, tall tales, stories of folk heroes

Unpacked Content
Strand: History
Course Title: Living and Working Together in State and Nation
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Interpret legends, stories, and songs to identify the contributions each made to the development of the cultural history of the United States.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • interpret
  • legends
  • stories
  • songs
  • contributed
  • development
  • cultural history
  • tall tales
  • folk heroes
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The purpose and essential elements of legends, stories, and songs.
  • Examples of legends, stories, and songs that contributed to United States' cultural history including American Indian Legends, African American Stories, Tall Tales and stories of Folk Heroes.
  • Vocabulary: legends, stories, songs, cultural history.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Interpret legends, stories, and songs.
  • Identify the purpose and essential elements of legends, stories, and songs.
  • Identify the contribution that specific legends, stories, and songs had on the development of cultural history of the United States.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There are legends, stories, and songs that have contributed to the development of the cultural history of the United States.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.2.11- Identify that the cultural history of the United States has many influences; identify songs and stories that play a role in defining culture.


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Author: Ginger Boyd