What makes a story a pourquoi tale?
Close Reading Pack, Grade 3, Literary Text
In this Close Reading Pack, students read pourquoi tales that explain why things in nature came to be. Students must read closely to understand the story and to locate evidence to support their answer to the Key Question.
How Chipmunk Got Her Stripes
Why Turtle's Shell Looks Cracked
How Camel Got His Hump
How Beetles Got Their Beautiful Coats
Why the Sea Is Salty