Native American Myths Jeopardy
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Cultural
Characteristics Origins
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$100 Question from Terms
This is a category of literature,
art, music, film, etc.
$100 Answer from Terms
Genre
$200 Question from Terms
This type of story explains how
life began, how a feature of the
world was formed or how a social...
$200 Answer from Terms
Creation (or Origin) Myth
$300 Question from Terms
This is something that stands for
something other than itself.
$300 Answer from Terms
Symbol
$400 Question from Terms
This type of description creates
a word picture.
$400 Answer from Terms
Imagery
$500 Question from Terms
Symbols, patterns, or character
types that repeat across cultures
(universal themes
and ideas) ar...
$500 Answer from Terms
Archetypes
$100 Question from Cultural
Characteristics
In “The Earth on Turtle’s Back,”
the Chief says his wife’s dream has
power, al...
$100 Answer from Cultural
Characteristics
The Onondaga believe dreams
convey messages (the dream
must be true).
$200 Question from Cultural
Characteristics
In “The Earth on Turtle’s Back,”
the animals are personified and play
an activ...
$200 Answer from Cultural
Characteristics
Nature
$300 Question from Cultural
Characteristics
In “When Grizzlies Walked
Upright,” the daughter’s disobedience
to the Sky Spi...
$300 Answer from Cultural
Characteristics
Obedience to parents must have
had a prime value to the Modocs.
$400 Question from Cultural
Characteristics
As the Modoc believed that Native
Americans came from Grizzlies, it
is apparen...
$400 Answer from Cultural
Characteristics
Modocs have great
respect for
the grizzly bears.
$500 Question from Cultural
Characteristics
“The Navajo Origin Legend” describes
a precise ceremonial order allowing
the r...
$500 Answer from Cultural
Characteristics
Respect for order
and ritual.
$100 Origins
“The Earth on Turtle’s Back” explains
these two things.
$100 Origins
Creation of the Earth and the
marks on turtles’ backs.
$200 Origins
“When Grizzlies Walked Upright”
explains these three things.
$200 Origins
The creation of Native Americans and other
Forms of life, the creation of Mount
Shasta, and the reason grizzl...
$300 Origins
“The Navajo Origin Legend” explains
the creation of this.
$300 Origins
The first man and woman.
$400 Origins
The ceremony in “The Navajo
Origin Legend” ends with the words:
“Live together now as husband
and wife,” maki...
$400 Origins
A wedding.
$500 Origins
Details of Creation Myths reveal
this about the culture that produced it.
$500 Origins
The tribes values and beliefs; and/or
how the world and the things in it
came to be.
$100 Ideas and Details
The lesson learned from “The Earth
On Turtle’s Back” is this.
$100 Ideas and Details
Determination can lead to
Success
$200 Ideas and Details
In “The Navajo Origin Legend” wind
symbolizes this.
$200 Ideas and Details
The source of life
$300 Ideas and Details
According to the myth, “When Grizzlies
Walked Upright,” whenever a grizzly killed
an Indian, his bo...
$300 Ideas and Details
Great respect for the grizzly as
an ancestor of the Native American
$400 Ideas and Details
In “The Navajo Origin Legend” these
specifically were the source of the first
man and the first wom...
$400 Ideas and Details
White Corn = 1st
man;
Yellow Corn = 1st
woman
$500 Ideas and Details
In “Earth on Turtle’s Back,” marks
on the turtle’s back came from this.
$500 Ideas and Details
Muskrat’s paws
$100 Analyze This
The opening words of “The Earth on
Turtle’s back,”: “Before this Earth existed,
there was only water,” i...
$100 Analyze This
A Creation Myth
$200 Analyze This
In the following excerpt, “The Duck dove first,
some say. He Swam down and down, far
beneath the surface...
$200 Analyze This
The whole quote is an example of
imagery, while “down and down” is
an example of repetition.
$300 Analyze This
The cardinal directions (north, south,
east and west) can be found in the myths,
“Earth on Turtle’s Back...
$300 Analyze This
Archetype
$400 Analyze This
This evidence in “When Grizzlies
Walked Upright,” suggests the Modoc
saw the spirits and gods as veangef...
$400 Analyze This
In anger, the Chief of the Sky Spirits
cursed the grizzly so that he could no longer
walk on two legs an...
$500 Analyze This
This tribe portrays the creation of
Earth as unintentional or almost accidental,
compared to this tribe ...
$500 Analyze This
The Onondaga tell that Earth resulted
when someone fell from the sky, while
The Navajo recount steps tha...
Final Jeopardy
The name and location of the three tribes
associated with “The Earth On Turtle’s Back,”
“When Grizzlies Wal...
Final Jeopardy Answer
“The Earth on Turles Back,” -
Onondoga, from Central New
York. “When Grizzlies Walked
Upright,” - Mo...
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Native american myths jeopardy

Use following a reading of "The Earth on Turtle's Back," "When Grizzlies Walked Upright," and "The Navajo Origin Legend."
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Native american myths jeopardy

  • 1. Native American Myths Jeopardy Terms Cultural Characteristics Origins Ideas & Details Analyze This Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $100Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
  • 2. $100 Question from Terms This is a category of literature, art, music, film, etc.
  • 3. $100 Answer from Terms Genre
  • 4. $200 Question from Terms This type of story explains how life began, how a feature of the world was formed or how a social custom began.
  • 5. $200 Answer from Terms Creation (or Origin) Myth
  • 6. $300 Question from Terms This is something that stands for something other than itself.
  • 7. $300 Answer from Terms Symbol
  • 8. $400 Question from Terms This type of description creates a word picture.
  • 9. $400 Answer from Terms Imagery
  • 10. $500 Question from Terms Symbols, patterns, or character types that repeat across cultures (universal themes and ideas) are called this.
  • 11. $500 Answer from Terms Archetypes
  • 12. $100 Question from Cultural Characteristics In “The Earth on Turtle’s Back,” the Chief says his wife’s dream has power, allowing the reader to infer this.
  • 13. $100 Answer from Cultural Characteristics The Onondaga believe dreams convey messages (the dream must be true).
  • 14. $200 Question from Cultural Characteristics In “The Earth on Turtle’s Back,” the animals are personified and play an active role in creating the Earth, indicating the Onondaga’s respect for this.
  • 15. $200 Answer from Cultural Characteristics Nature
  • 16. $300 Question from Cultural Characteristics In “When Grizzlies Walked Upright,” the daughter’s disobedience to the Sky Spirit’s long ago instruction: “…be careful not to stick your head out at the top” may indicate this about the Modoc’s belief toward obeying parents.
  • 17. $300 Answer from Cultural Characteristics Obedience to parents must have had a prime value to the Modocs.
  • 18. $400 Question from Cultural Characteristics As the Modoc believed that Native Americans came from Grizzlies, it is apparent that they feel this way about the bears.
  • 19. $400 Answer from Cultural Characteristics Modocs have great respect for the grizzly bears.
  • 20. $500 Question from Cultural Characteristics “The Navajo Origin Legend” describes a precise ceremonial order allowing the reader to infer that the Navajo culture values this.
  • 21. $500 Answer from Cultural Characteristics Respect for order and ritual.
  • 22. $100 Origins “The Earth on Turtle’s Back” explains these two things.
  • 23. $100 Origins Creation of the Earth and the marks on turtles’ backs.
  • 24. $200 Origins “When Grizzlies Walked Upright” explains these three things.
  • 25. $200 Origins The creation of Native Americans and other Forms of life, the creation of Mount Shasta, and the reason grizzlies walk on all fours and do not speak.
  • 26. $300 Origins “The Navajo Origin Legend” explains the creation of this.
  • 27. $300 Origins The first man and woman.
  • 28. $400 Origins The ceremony in “The Navajo Origin Legend” ends with the words: “Live together now as husband and wife,” making the ceremony similar to this.
  • 29. $400 Origins A wedding.
  • 30. $500 Origins Details of Creation Myths reveal this about the culture that produced it.
  • 31. $500 Origins The tribes values and beliefs; and/or how the world and the things in it came to be.
  • 32. $100 Ideas and Details The lesson learned from “The Earth On Turtle’s Back” is this.
  • 33. $100 Ideas and Details Determination can lead to Success
  • 34. $200 Ideas and Details In “The Navajo Origin Legend” wind symbolizes this.
  • 35. $200 Ideas and Details The source of life
  • 36. $300 Ideas and Details According to the myth, “When Grizzlies Walked Upright,” whenever a grizzly killed an Indian, his body was burned on the spot and all who passed that way cast a stone there until a great pile of stones marked the place of his death, indicating this.
  • 37. $300 Ideas and Details Great respect for the grizzly as an ancestor of the Native American
  • 38. $400 Ideas and Details In “The Navajo Origin Legend” these specifically were the source of the first man and the first woman.
  • 39. $400 Ideas and Details White Corn = 1st man; Yellow Corn = 1st woman
  • 40. $500 Ideas and Details In “Earth on Turtle’s Back,” marks on the turtle’s back came from this.
  • 41. $500 Ideas and Details Muskrat’s paws
  • 42. $100 Analyze This The opening words of “The Earth on Turtle’s back,”: “Before this Earth existed, there was only water,” identify this story as this.
  • 43. $100 Analyze This A Creation Myth
  • 44. $200 Analyze This In the following excerpt, “The Duck dove first, some say. He Swam down and down, far beneath the surface, but could not reach the bottom and floated back up,” these two literary devices are used by the author.
  • 45. $200 Analyze This The whole quote is an example of imagery, while “down and down” is an example of repetition.
  • 46. $300 Analyze This The cardinal directions (north, south, east and west) can be found in the myths, “Earth on Turtle’s Back,” When Grizzlies Walked Upright,” and “The Navajo Origin Legend,” indicating this is a universal idea known also as this.
  • 47. $300 Analyze This Archetype
  • 48. $400 Analyze This This evidence in “When Grizzlies Walked Upright,” suggests the Modoc saw the spirits and gods as veangeful.
  • 49. $400 Analyze This In anger, the Chief of the Sky Spirits cursed the grizzly so that he could no longer walk on two legs and took away his ability to speak. The Chief also killed his daughter’s Mother-in-law with a stare.
  • 50. $500 Analyze This This tribe portrays the creation of Earth as unintentional or almost accidental, compared to this tribe where creation is the result of a series of deliberate actions.
  • 51. $500 Analyze This The Onondaga tell that Earth resulted when someone fell from the sky, while The Navajo recount steps that made human beings.
  • 52. Final Jeopardy The name and location of the three tribes associated with “The Earth On Turtle’s Back,” “When Grizzlies Walked Upright,” and “The Navajo Origin Legend,” are named this and are from these locations, Specifically (be sure to match the tribes to the m. myths.
  • 53. Final Jeopardy Answer “The Earth on Turles Back,” - Onondoga, from Central New York. “When Grizzlies Walked Upright,” - Modocs from Northern California and Oregon, “The Navajo Legend” – the Navajos from Utah, Arizona and New Mexico.