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Quick as a Cricket Lesson Plan
Teaching young learners about similes is easy as pie with this primary grade language arts lesson. Following a class reading of the children's book, Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood, young readers learn the definition of a simile as they look at the numerous examples presented in the story.
Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 58 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Quick As A Cricket
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of reading a story and then they reenact it while performing a pantomime. They answer questions related to the reading and then children move throughout the class imitating slow movements of the snail.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
A Reading Guide to Island of the Blue Dolphins
Reading Island of the Blue Dolphins with your class? This reading guide, though not a complete lesson or curriculum, will provide you with all the information you need to develop an excellent literature unit for this award winning book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 132 Views 100 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students listen to the first reading of the book Quick as a Cricket. They participate in the second reading of the book, then demonstrate the ability to use similes to convey meaning by creating a simile to describe one trait about him or herself.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads
As Fast as a Cheetah
Learners listen to the story Quick as a Cricket, and write their own descriptive sentences about their class. After listening to the story and discussing the animals' individual characteristics, students will use KidPix to write and illustrate sentences describing their class.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Using Similes, Synonyms, and Antonyms
Children study similes, synonyms, and antonyms and identify examples in the book Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood. They write short stories about themselves using antonyms, synonyms, and comparisons of themselves to animals. They draw pictures to go along with their stories and read their stories into the tape recorder, where they will be kept in the library where other learners can access them during story time.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Books for Teaching "All About Me!"
Students learn about experiences and feelings through books. In this lesson, students read a variety of books to aid in their understanding of life. Through a listing and brief synopsis of twelve books, students explore feelings, friendship, going to school, discipline, differences, who they are, and how to act toward other students.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 4 Views 100 Downloads
Figurative Language Similes
Learners illustrate a simile. For this figurative language lesson, second graders are introduced to similes. They read the story Quick as a Cricket and talk about the similes used. Everyone chooses a simile and draws a picture to go along with it.
2nd Language Arts 4 Views 42 Downloads