Monthly Archives: May 2011

Anansi the Spider – Grade 2 – Weeks 1 and 2

This month I used the stories of Anansi for our Language Arts block. The Anansi spider stories are Jamaican folk tales that can probably be classified as trickster tales and animal fables. These stories were an unusual departure from the … Continue reading

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Anansi the Spider – Grade 2 – Weeks 3 and 4

This week we continued reading our Anansi the Spider stories, and we decided to draw a story called “Anansi’s Special Postman” from Donna Simmon’s curriculum, which can also be found in this book: West Indian Folk-tales Second grader’s Anansi and … Continue reading

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