Big idea: Understand the message/lesson from this folktale and how this tale from another country can relate to your own life. Diversity!
Also – review Dictionary Sources to answer information needs.
This story comes from James Kwegyir Aggrey in the 1920’s. Foreward by Archbishop Desmond TuTu.
Brain Break – original song by Steve Miller Band. Every time you hear Fly – spread your wings.
The Eagle is the King of Birds, but we will train it to be a chicken.
It will eat the food of a chicken.
It walks like a chicken, talks like a chicken, eats like a chicken it is a chicken.
Look at the sun , Eagle. When it rises you will rise with it. You belong to the sky, not to the earth.
Stretch forth your wings and fly.
Kagan Strategy: Numbered Heads
Why did it bother the neighbor, that the farmer raised the eagle as a chicken?
What is the theme/ message or purpose the storyteller [author] wants us to know?
Use the right Reference Source. Dictionary – guide words.
1. Define Chicken as used in the sentence
“It walks like a chicken, talks like a chicken, eats like a chicken it is a chicken.”
2. Define Eagle.
This month we are celebrating the birthday of a man who wanted all people to soar and be free.