Trickster tales<br />
Elements<br /> of a <br />Trickster Tale<br />
Trickster Tales<br />Are Fiction Stories<br />(not true)<br />
Characters are usually animals that <br />Talk and act like humans, <br />but they retain their animal traits.<br />
They are short stories that usually<br /> have only two or three characters.<br />Iktomi and the Buzzard<br />
Some trickster tales are about<br /> weak people or tiny animals<br />outwitting their stronger enemies.<br />
They are very old stories passed<br />Down from one generation to another. Originally told orally. They reflect <br />the ...
Action builds through repetition.<br />There is an exciting climax at the end.<br />Goodness and intelligence win out<br /...
Trickster Tales end with a moral <br />or a lesson.<br />“If a person is clever, it is because someone has taught them the...
Setting takes place in the distant past<br /> or a timeless place.<br />desert<br />jungle<br />forest<br />
There is usually a problem and<br />a solution  to the problem.<br />"Coyote takes water from the Frog people... because i...
Told from a 3rd person<br />             point of view.<br />
Trickster Tales in your Library<br />
e Activities :<br />  Super Hyper Spider Typer (KidsDomain): Save Berry by typing words as they appear<br />http://funscho...
Bibliography<br /><http://edsitement.neh.gov/>. <br /><http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images>. <br /><http://tpslib...
Created by Diane Burkhart-Kiss<br />
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  1. 1. Trickster tales<br />
  2. 2. Elements<br /> of a <br />Trickster Tale<br />
  3. 3. Trickster Tales<br />Are Fiction Stories<br />(not true)<br />
  4. 4. Characters are usually animals that <br />Talk and act like humans, <br />but they retain their animal traits.<br />
  5. 5. They are short stories that usually<br /> have only two or three characters.<br />Iktomi and the Buzzard<br />
  6. 6. Some trickster tales are about<br /> weak people or tiny animals<br />outwitting their stronger enemies.<br />
  7. 7. They are very old stories passed<br />Down from one generation to another. Originally told orally. They reflect <br />the culture in which they originated. <br />
  8. 8. Action builds through repetition.<br />There is an exciting climax at the end.<br />Goodness and intelligence win out<br />over evil and foolishness.<br />
  9. 9. Trickster Tales end with a moral <br />or a lesson.<br />“If a person is clever, it is because someone has taught them their cleverness.”<br />
  10. 10. Setting takes place in the distant past<br /> or a timeless place.<br />desert<br />jungle<br />forest<br />
  11. 11. There is usually a problem and<br />a solution to the problem.<br />"Coyote takes water from the Frog people... because it is not right that one people have all the water."<br />
  12. 12. Told from a 3rd person<br /> point of view.<br />
  13. 13. Trickster Tales in your Library<br />
  14. 14. e Activities :<br /> Super Hyper Spider Typer (KidsDomain): Save Berry by typing words as they appear<br />http://funschool.kaboose.com/fun-blaster/games/game_super_hyper_spider_typer.html<br />Explore Africa With Anansi (PBS Kids):<br /> http://www.pbs.org/wonders/Kids/kids.htm<br />Slide show and activities dealing with Trickster Tales.<br />http://activities.macmillanmh.com/reading/treasures/stories/story_lessonlist/51040148.html<br />
  15. 15. Bibliography<br /><http://edsitement.neh.gov/>. <br /><http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images>. <br /><http://tpslib.tacoma.k12.wa.us/cataloging>. <br />
  16. 16. Created by Diane Burkhart-Kiss<br />
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