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Lesson Goal: After hearing the Cuban Folktale Martina the Beautiful Cockroach, you will be able to answer some questions by using the right reference print or digital source.

[ Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Atlas, Thesaurus or Almanac] .

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How will this story end?? Can you predict?

What is the author's purpose? ..the theme of this story?

Can you relate this story to anything in your life?


Numbered Heads
Online Reference Resources


Quarter 3:
Topic: Reference Sources
Folktale: Martina the Beautiful Cockroach [Cuban]
LA.3624 record basic bibliographic data ./ subject searching
LA.3622 select appropriate reference matierials
Cultural Diversity: Folktale from Cuba
Differentiated: storytelling, technology[ online resources], , working in teams with realia[ the reference sources.
Kagan-class building: numbered heads
Technology: - skill- searching online encyclopedias, atlas ...
Higher order thinking ; must form a search strategy – by selecting the correct resource – using index or heading to locate the page and then reading the information to obtain the answer.

CC.3.W.8 Research to Build and Present Knowledge ...gather information from print and digital sources ...
CC.3.R.L.2 Key Ideas and details: recount stories including fables, folktales and myths from diverse cultures, determining the central message and explain how it is conveyed through details in the text.