Unit V Oral Traditions: Swapping Stories
Lesson 5 The First Meeting of the Indians and the Europeans
Directions: Show that you agree or disagree with each statement by marking an X in the correct column.
Then, write a comment about the statement in the blank space. You may add questions and statements as the lesson progresses. After reading or listening to the stories circle the statements you no longer agree with.
_____ _____ 1. Historical events can be seen from different points of view.
_____ _____ 2. Stories are different when told in another language.
_____ _____ 3.
Discrimination and prejudice can work both ways between native
peoples and newcomers.
_____ _____ 4.
Present-day Native Americans have maintained many of their
_____ _____ 5.
It is hard for an "outsider" to understand how people
_____ _____ 6. Language is important in maintaining folklife.
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