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How Coyote Stole Fire - Reading Comprehension - Native American Myths

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This Coyote tale, from the canon of Native American mythology, retells the story of how Coyote stole fire from the fire beings to give to man. It can be used to test comprehension skills and for SATs preparation. It also provides a model text and prompts for writing activities.

The text is accompanied by 20 reading comprehension questions. These questions target key comprehension skills such as retrieving information, making inferences and understanding unfamiliar vocabulary.

An ideas sheet is included, to help children plan out their own Coyote legend.

  • teacher notes
  • model text
  • comprehension questions
  • answer sheets
  • writing planner

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