Session plan for interest level: All Levels

Summary

Based on Zuni tribal lore, this picture book blends creation myth with a timeless (and timely) message about conservation. The author’s retelling deftly mixes mysticism and moral, imparting a valuable lesson about respect for the environment.

Details

Students will learn about the Zuni tribe’s legend of how the dragonfly came to be. Tutor and student will work together to make a dragonfly craft and sequence the life cycle of a dragonfly.

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Book Information

Dragonfly’s Tale
By Kristina Rodanas
Clarion Books, ©1995

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