Page Three of Sample Study Guide
- Describe Rabbit and Owl as if they were people. What kind of personality do they have? Do you know people like Rabbit and Owl?
- What were humans given to live in peace and harmony?
- List human “needs” and “wants.”
- If you could ask the creator for a need, what would it be? A want?
Vocabulary words: Creator, Adaptation, Plumage, Nocturnal, Iroquois, porquois
Draw a picture of Owl and Rabbit as if they had been given what they originally asked for.
- Write a story about something in nature and decide how or why it looks that way.
Ideas—How the Rainbows Got Their Colors, Why the Blue Jay Squawks, Why the Mississippi Cuts Through the United States.
- Find other porquois stories and compare them to Native American Stories. (Greek, Norse, African, etc.)
- Find a book on Animal adaptations. Xerox pictures of unique animals with adaptations. On the back of the pictures write a short description of its adaptation and why the animal needs it.
- Compare fur-bearing animals and feathered animals. How are they alike and how are they different.
- Listen to tapes of birds and try to identify them from their songs.
- Bring several feathers to a science table. Decide which bird it came from and describe how they are alike and how they are different.
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