Day 1

Ceremony Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read “Ts’its’tsi’nako, Thought Woman” to “rambling on to himself in Laguna.”

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.6

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2

  4. 4

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.6

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Ts’its’tsi’nako, Thought Woman” to “rambling on to himself in Laguna.”

In this first section, Silko weaves together three stories from Tayo’s life alongside Laguna...

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