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Poetry: Walking With My Iguana
Bring a little excitement to your next poetry analysis lesson. Using the highly energetic poem "Walking With My Iguana," learners consider poem structure and rhyme. They listen to the poem, discuss the rhythm and tone with their classmates, then view the words of the poem on the Internet.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 147 Downloads
I Wanna [Something]...
Students explore the writing traits of voice and word choice. In this 6 traits of writing lesson plan, students listen to and discuss I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff. Students analyze a persuasive letter and then draft their own persuasive letters.
2nd - 7th Language Arts 20 Views 175 Downloads
The Interesting Iguana
Students practice the representation of i=/i/ in correspondence and spoken words. They study spelling and reading words with i=/i/ in letterboxes, circling words in pictures that show words containing /i/, and view a chart with "The interesting iguana went inside the pit filled with insects" on it.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
I Wanna What?
Introduce persuasive writing by reading the book I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff. For this word choice lesson learners listen as the teacher reads the book aloud. The teacher stops to discuss persuasive vocabulary and the difference between begging and persuading.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 26 Views 211 Downloads
How to Write a Movie Review from a Pet's Perspective
When would two paws up denote a blockbuster film in your classroom? Only when young writers create movie reviews from a pet's perspective in this imaginative expository writing practice. This engaging topic begins with a class discussion to brainstorm and list the criteria for a good movie.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 20 Downloads
Students investigate different types of animals in a unique way. They use a variety of resources to find information. Students read a story about an iguana and then write their own letters using a character of an animal found in the research.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
Isabelle the Icky Iguana
Students practice the sound and spelling of the short vowel /i/. They identify the short /i/ sound in spoken and written words. The tongue twister "Isabelle iguana is in her igloo," and "Tin Man Fix It," along with Elkonin letter boxes are stressed within this lesson.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Isabelle the Iguana
Students acquire an awareness of the spoken correspondences, words and phonemes. They focus on the correspondence I=/i/ and identify and read written and spoken words which contain the short I=/i/ sound through the use of tongue twisters, letterbox lessons, and shared and independent reading.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Iggy is Icky Sticky
Second graders explore short vowels and their help in the development of phonemic awareness. They gain experience of the correspondence /i/. Students illustrate the correspondence by using memorable techniques used in showing /i/ in spoken and written words.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: Animal Adventures
Excite the animal lovers in your 1st grade class with this lesson! After reading three animal stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("The Sleeping Pig," "EEK! There's a Mouse in the House," and "Red-Eyed Tree Frog"), learners practice sequencing events in past tense.
1st English Language Development 13 Views 33 Downloads
The Spanish Spot Issue #2
The Spanish Spot provides a short article about a Spanish-speaking destination, a free grammar lesson, an activity, and a quiz! This issue's focus is Puerto Vallarta and weather related vocabulary. The packet is informative, and there's information on different audio resources after the activity sheets.
6th - 8th Languages 44 Views 205 Downloads