Social Justice Activities:
Evaluate the character traits of Kumu Hina. What are her leadership qualities? How do those qualities lead to an inclusive environment?
Character Analysis: Analyze Kumu Hina's character traits. How do they make her an effective leader? How do Ho'onani's sister's feelings change along the plot of the story?
Speaking & Listening: Study what the word "Aloha" means. Discuss how your classroom community can express Aloha with one another. Use this text to discuss ways that support student skills in valuing diversity and inclusion.
Mythology/Legends: evaluate how hula was a way for Hawaiians to document oral history and includes storytelling similar to written mythology and legends.