Corduroy Teacher Resources
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Introduce Vocabulary: A Pocket for Corduroy (Freeman)
Who doesn't love this book? A Pocket for Corduroy provides excellent vocabulary practice in context for budding readers (although this strategy could be used with any text). Before reading it aloud, go over the new terms: affectionate, hesitate, inspired, and reluctant.
K - 3rd Language Arts 8 Views 42 Downloads
Young language arts learners write and illustrate a short fantasy story based on the book Corduroy. First, learners need to develop a character. Then, through their writing and illustrations, they take their characters on adventures through the Getty Museum.
K - 2nd Language Arts 14 Views 36 Downloads
A Journal For Corduroy: Responding to Literature
First graders listen to a story and respond orally and in writing to questions the teacher asks about the Corduroy books. They develop an adventure story using the Corduroy character. They then review other books by the same author and discuss them in class.
1st Language Arts 7 Views 11 Downloads
Show Me That You Understood What You Just Read
Students complete reading comprehension activities for the book Corduroy. After reading independently or in pairs, students answer questions orally as a class. They retell their favorite part of the story with the instructor and complete an illustration of this part of the story.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
Here is an opportunity for your first graders to take a close look at plants: what they need to survive, how they grow, and the names of each plant part. The book, Corduroy's Garden is used to open the lesson. Then, youngsters utilize the KidPix program to construct a picture of a plant, and to label all of the parts - the root, stem, leaf, and flower.
1st Science 3 Views 22 Downloads
Second graders observe and demonstrate how to measure different objects. They listen to the book "Corduroy," and measure different aspects of a teddy bear, discuss how to measure using a variety of units of measurement, and complete a Measurement Mania Recording Sheet.
2nd Math 4 Views 5 Downloads
Lost Buttons: Lesson 6
What an activating lesson plan for examining subtraction! Using actual students standing at the front of the class as the numbers, a die is rolled and the number that appears directs how many students should sit down. Give individuals a handout of a button-down shirt to place buttons on, and then take designated numbers away.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 42 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Pocket For Corduroy by Don Freeman
Students read the book A Pocket For Corduroy and make predictions, make a paper bag teddy bear, write in their journals, and more. In this reading lesson plan, students also make a list of rules to follow for reading and demonstrate flexibility through music and movement.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
A Pocket for Corduroy
Students listen to the story "A Pocket for Corduroy" and choose 3, Tier Two vocabulary words. In this "A Pocket for Corduroy lesson plan, students listen to specific words from story. Students then define the meaning of the words in correct context to the words' usage.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Another Backpack Idea- The Button Bag
Students receive activity bags to bring home and share with their families. They are excited to have "homework" and they accomplish several skills by completing the activities within the bags. This is great for special needs students.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 9 Views 34 Downloads