Prairie Dog Goes to School / Pispiza Wan Wayawa Iyaye (bilingual Lakota-English) Grades: K-2
Prairie Dog Goes to School-Pispiza wan Wayawa Iyaye, is a fun bilingual picture book designed for early elementary and preschool children. It tells the story of a prairie dog on his way to school. Along the way he meets different animals and they join him. The story is modeled along the lines of the classic Lakota tale, "Turtle Goes on the Warpath." Children learn basic verbs of travel, sentence structure, animals and numbers. Can be used for multiple lessons. 24 pages. 2006. By: Lakota Language Consortium.