Unit 3 Lesson 13 - Yonder Mountain: A Cherokee Legend
(click the picture to read the story)
Written by: Robert H. Bushyhead
Illustrated by: Kristina Rodanas
Target Skill: Compare and Contrast - tell how details and ideas are alike or different
Target Strategy: Analyze / Evaluate - think about what you read, and form an opinion about it
Essential Question: How might people change after facing a challenge?
Big Idea: Facing a challenge helps us grow.
Guided Reading Books
Timid Boy and Mama Bear: A Pueblo Legend
The Lonely Man: An Abenaki Legend
-Verbs show action, and also tells when an action
-Present tense is what is happening now; verbs in
the present tense have two forms.
-Add -s to the verb when the noun in the subject is
singular. Do no add -s to the verb when the noun in the subject is plural.
For example: A young man walks up a mountain. Two young men walk up a mountain.
-Add -es to verbs that end with s, sh, ch, or x when they
are used with a singular noun in the subject. Do not add -es when the noun in the subject is plural.
For example: Tom rushes up the mountain path. Tom and Roy rush up the moutain path.
-If a verb ends with consonant + y. Change the y to i and
add -es when the noun in the subject is singular. Do not change the verb when the noun in the subject is plural.
For example: She tries to sing well. We try to sing well.
Social Studies Connection
Trail of Tears