Maurice Sendak Teacher Resources
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Chicken Soup With Rice
Complete a variety of activities related to the Maurice Sendak's book Chicken Soup With Rice. Readers identify the months of the year, identify words starting with the letter J, explore online illustrations created by Maurice Sendak, and create a rhyme using a class list of rhyming words.
K - 1st Language Arts 8 Views 46 Downloads
Do You Prefer Your Children's Book Characters Obedient or Contrary? Opinion Writing
With this New York Times "Learning Network" exercise, high schoolers read an article about the death of Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are and then respond to several prompts that require them to shape their own opinions and express them in short answers.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads
Writing: Mentor Text Lesson & Microteaching
Mentor texts are a great way to demonstrate how to write with purpose. Pupils will be reintroduced to two well-known books and then asked to think about them from the writer's point of view. They will see that the author had to use basic story elements to build a story with purpose.
3rd Language Arts 8 Views 18 Downloads
It's All About Expression: Growing Independence and Fluency
In an engaging anticipatory set, the teacher uses several different strategies to activate prior knowledge about reading with expression, including using sentence strips (that must be prepped ahead of time) to show different moods. The class identifies different emotions conveyed as the teacher reads Where the Wild Things Are.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 11 Views 51 Downloads
Chicken Soup with Rice Extension Activities
After reading Chicken Soup with Rice, by Maurice Sendak, incorporate some of these great extension activities into your lesson plan. Ideas include focusing on knowing the months of the year, or studying the illustrations and how they are representative of each stanza.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Wild Things Like it Quiet
Students read Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. They visualize what is happening in the book and then identify the main points of the story. Students write a summary of the book and draw a picture of what they visualized happening.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Wild Thing Illustraton Creation!
First graders create an imaginary creature inspired by Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. They design a thoughtful landscape in which their creature exists and then complete a composition of various art media including crayons, markers, oil pastels, and watercolors.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 42 Downloads
New Review Recommended Reading: Elementary
Early readers will be so excited to begin their new literary adventures with this reading list! Titles are organized according to grade level (K-5), and each include the title's author as well as a brief plot summary.
K - 5th Language Arts 243 Views 156 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Where the Wild Things Are
Students use the book Where the Wild Things Are to learn about characters and setting as well as write summaries. In this story elements lesson plan, students read Where the Wild Things Are and create monster body parts from construction paper.
K - 2nd Language Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads
It's time for monsters! Young learners create monsters and write descriptive paragraphs about their creations. The paragraphs are swapped with a partner class through email, and cyber pals try to duplicate them, based on the written descriptions.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 11 Views 80 Downloads
Students create stories based upon the techniques of author Maurice Sendak in Where the Wild Things Are. They use a word processing program and the Apple software program GarageBand to create new voices for the story. This lesson is intended for use in a 3rd through 5th grade classroom.
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering 9 Views 34 Downloads
Writing for Different Purposes and Audiences
Third graders explore how to write for different purposes and for a specific audience or person. They read, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Students create a class book after reading the story. They each create their own page for the book.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads