Corduroy Teacher Resources
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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 3 Views 11 Downloads
Students recognize their own name and their classmates names. In this name recognition instructional activity, students listen to the story of Corduroy and sing a song to help them learn their classmates names and to help them recognize their own name.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Show Me That You Understood What You Just Read
Learners 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
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
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 3 Views 3 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 10 Views 35 Downloads
A Pocket For Corduroy by Don Freeman
Learners 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 3 Views 32 Downloads
Improving Elementary Reading Literacy
Students enhance their literary skills through phonemic awareness. In this reading development instructional activity, students read several storybooks and analyze the phonetics, vocabulary, and overall story. The students then rewrite what they have heard and act out the story in a skit.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 54 Views 171 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 instructional activity. 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 21 Downloads