Anancy Festival: Common Core Standards

My upcoming contributions to the Anancy Festival may be of special interest to educators. The two activities, A Poet’s Toolbox and Grandpa Sydney’s Anancy Stories, meet the Common Core Standards for Literacy and Multicultural Literacy:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy (RL.3.1CCSS.ELA-Literacy; RL.3.2CCSS.ELA-Literacy; RL.3.3CCSS.ELA-Literacy; RL.3.4CCSS.ELA-Literacy; RL.3.5CCSS.ELA-Literacy; RL.3.6CCSS.ELA-Literacy; RL.3.7CCSS.ELA-Literacy; RL.3.9CCSS.ELA-Literacy; RL.3.10)

(CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3a ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3b ;CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3c ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3d ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.4 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.6 ;CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.7 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.8 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.10 )

MulticulturalLiteracy (RL.9-10.6.;RI.9-10.7.;W.9-10.2.;W.9-10.4.;W.9-10.5.;W.9-10.6.;W.9-10.7.; W.9-10.8.;SL.9-10.4.;SL.9-10.5.;SL.9-10.6.;RH.9-10.6.;WHST.9-10.6.)

As a preview, Grandpa Sydney’s Anancy Stories, which as a part of a bullying series on WAMC won  "Special Mention" from the Associated Press (, is available for a free download until June 15, 2013.

Here’s the link for the free download of Grandpa Sydney’s Anancy Stories:

Hope to see you there!



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