Restate question, Answer, Cite evidence or examples, Explain:
“The Sky Tree” 1. What was the world like in the beginning? 2. How does the myth explain the origin of the earth as we know it today? 3. What aspects of the settings in this myth are archetypes? 4. What other stories have used the same archetypes?
“Coyote Finishes His Work” 5. What aspects of life on earth are explained in this myth? 6. Metamorphoses, or shape changes, are common in myths of all cultures. What metamorphoses take place in this myth?
“The Blackfeet Genesis” 7. How does the repetition help the listener understand the story? 8. From these myths, what can you conclude about how the Native American people view traditions, beliefs, or the natural world? 9. How do these myths portray Native American belief about humankind’s place in the world? 10. How does your own view of your place in the world shape your beliefs?