What did Tshai see in the orchard? A big, bright orange
What did Ato Jib offer to Tshai? To carry water
What did Ato Jib do when he laughed hard? Rolled to the ground
Where did Tshai go to see the great Nigus? The royal palace
What did Tshai want in return? Nothing
What did the Nigus give to Tshai? A donkey (with gold & jewels)
What did Ato Jib give to the Nigus? All his lands & cattle
What did the Nigus give to Ato Jib? The perfect orange
How did Tshai & her friends celebrate? A feast & music
Gross Motor/Selective Listening/Rhythm Design movements or sounds to go with repeating themes
Group Activities Performance: Role Play / Toys
Class Skit Felt Board Create "scene:"
Unit Group Discussion / Debate
Language / Verbal Expression Sequencing: Storytelling
Pictures - In book or student drawing
Vocabulary and/or Spelling Words (including pluralization & verbs*):
arrive bag breath busy call* casket cattle caught celebrate
choose* city clap* continue* cry* deed dessert eyes
dinner fancy feast fellow follow* fortune friend frown generous
give* go* gold gourd great hand handsome head hyena
house humble laugh* lift* moment mountain moustache
mutter* narrow neighbor nod* orchard orphan perfect pluck*
possession precious purse refuse* return* saddle silly sincere
smile* snap* soften* throne water welcome worthy
Categorization: animals, body parts, places
Adjectives: big ... bad
smile ... frown
good ... bad
full ... empty
morning ... night
Similarities & Differences:
Besides an orange, what else would be in an orchard?
Besides a crown, what else is worn on the head?
Besides gold, what else could a purse carry?
Besides a moustache, what else is on the face?
Besides oranges, what else can be eaten for dessert?
Besides sandals, what else is worn on the feet?
Sentence Formulation: Describe pictures
Where did Tshai live? In the mountains / in ethiopia
Where was the orchard? By her hut
Where was the royal palace? In the city
Where was His Majesty? In the throne room / in the palace
Where did the Agafari put the gold & jewels? In the saddle bags
Where did Tshai sit when the Agafari gave her the gifts? On the donkey
Where is the Nigus' crown? On his head
When Tshai returned, where did the neighbors look? In the saddle bags