Day And Night

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Day and Night is two tales that retell myths about the origin of day and night. In the first tale, Maui slows down the sun to make the days longer. In the second tale, Big Snake’s daughter releases night so that her husband can sleep.
Features of the Day and Night Book – Myths from Hawaii and the Amazon, – Personification of the sun and night, – Descriptive language – the evening star; a blanket of cloud; the dawn star; pale morning light, – Mythical concepts – controlling the sun; capturing night; dividing night from day, Purpose Day and Night can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – recognising the features of myths, – identifying a problem and predicting outcomes, – considering the consequences of characters’ actions, – exploring antonyms, – identifying cause and effect in a story line, – developing an argument based on information in the text, – understanding that objects in the sky have patterns of movement, For more information please see our Lesson Plan.
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Themes covered in this book are: Discovery, Earth Science, Ancient Peoples

Reading Level:21-22 (Gold)

AuthorSusan Paris

SeriesSkyrider Investigations

Year Level3


Guided Reading Level22

GenreFolk Tale/Traditional Story

Theme/TopicAncient Peoples | Discovery | Earth Science

Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Character study | Making predictions | Vocabulary and word study

Page Count32