Martina, the Beautiful Cockroach A Cuban Folk Tale Genre - What’s a folk tale? Martina, the Beautiful Cockroach is a typical Cuban folk tale, but… What is a folk tale? Write a X next to the correct definition. A folk tale is... - a story that people share and tell again and again. It’s part of a culture. - a conversation between two people. - an article that gives you information about a science topic. Complete the summary with the words from the box. Beginning married - coffee - angry Martina the Cockroach was ready to get ___________. Her grandmother told her to spill _________ on her suitor’s shoes. She could see how they would act when they are _________. Middle test - pig - wrong From the balcony, Martina greeted her suitors - a lizard, a rooster and a ________ . The Coffee ___________ showed her they were the ____________ suitors. End shoes - mouse - husband - grandmother Then, she saw a __________ . She didn’t want to use the Coffee Test with him, but her ___________ said “You have to do it!.” Martina reached for a cup, but the mouse got it first and spilled the coffee on Martina’s ____________. Martina knew he was the perfect ____________ . Story map Let’s complete the story map about Martina, the Beautiful Cockroach. Characters: Problem: Setting: What does Martina want to do? Solution: Does she find the perfect husband? Who is it?