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How Rabbit Killed the Giant

LEVEL5:  LOW INTERMEDIATE

Rabbit is a trickster in the stories of several Native American tribes from which we chose the Omahan legend, “How Rabbit Killed the Giant”. While the book tells the engaging tale of Rabbit freeing the villagers, it also depicts Native American culture and beliefs with lively illustrations

  • Native American Legend
  • Writer: Katharine Berry Judson
  • Illustrator: Ágnes Bertóthy
  • Narrator: Jason Serguine

FOCUS OF THE GAMES:
• reading comprehension task with true or false questions
• matching words to their definitions
• quiz of synonymous sentences

IN THE CLASSROOM:
Do your learners know other myths or folktales where a savior hero had to protect the people from evil? What is common about these stories? Have your students create a chart about their ideas, archetypes and intercultural connections.