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Blue Ribbon Readers: Making Connections
Model for young readers how to make the shift from passive to active reading by making text-to-self and text-to-text connections. After a series of activities that provide guided practice, the focus shifts to making text-to-words connections.
K - 5th Language Arts 62 Views 113 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Little House in the Big Woods
Fourth graders experience various literacy activities based on the book,Little House in the Big Woods. In this literacy lesson, 4th graders explore the main characters and develop text to self connections.
4th Language Arts 5 Views 25 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Frindle
Fourth graders participate in activities based on the text "Frindle". In this literacy-based lesson, 4th graders are introduced to character exploration and text to self connections. The students are guided through the text "Frindle".
4th Language Arts 18 Views 88 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- A Lion to Guard Us
Readers examine the book A Lion to Guard Us by Clyde Robert Bulla about a girl who undertakes a risky sea-journey to America to find her father in the 1600s. Writing prompts and questions guide character exploration, text-to-self connections, and vocabulary development from the text.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch: Sarah, Plain and Tall
Lead your class through various literacy activities based on the text, Sarah, Plain and Tall. Vocabulary and characters are examined, and kids also make text-to-self connections. While the worksheets referenced in the lesson are only available from Book Punch, vocabulary lists, writing prompts, discussion questions, and reading checks are included in the lesson.
3rd Language Arts 7 Views 141 Downloads
Children Making Text to Self Connections Through Reading and Their Environment
Students determine how to make connections between the stories they read to their community. In this text connection lesson plan, students take a mental walk through their own community before listening to Lisa Bullard's, My Neighborhood; Places and Faces.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 6 Views 40 Downloads
Comprehensive Assessment of Reading Strategies II
Assess your kids' reading skills with a straightforward reading comprehension exercise. Pupils read a story and answer 12 multiple choice questions about the story. Each question is labeled with one of 12 reading strategies, such as recognizing cause and effect, understanding sequence, making predictions, and so on.
7 mins 3rd - 6th Language Arts 48 Views 25 Downloads
War Powers Act and the Constitution
The strength of this plan, which focuses on the War Powers Act, is in the included supplementary materials. Class members read several provided documents, take notes, and discuss their opinions and then deliberate within small groups or partnerships.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
James and the Giant Peach Comprehensive Guide
You'll love this 13-page comprehension packet that goes with the book James and The Giant Peach. Each page requires learners to think, comprehend, focus on characters, make text-to-self and text-to-world connections, and build vocabulary through context.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 57 Views 46 Downloads
Building Background Knowledge: Colonial Craftspeople
In the first activity of this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders gain background knowledge of different jobs performed by early colonists. The class begins with a slide show presentation that includes a variety of great photographs depicting different trades in colonial America, during which learners work in small groups to take notes and make inferences about each occupation.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 46 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an understanding of the alphabetic principle of associating sounds with letters in order to decode tricky words.
K - 2nd Language Arts 36 Views 320 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
Fourth graders participate in various literacy activities based on the text, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, by Sharon Creech. In this literacy lesson, 4th graders explore the characters and events in the text. Students demonstrate an understanding by making several connections between text and self.
4th Language Arts 8 Views 6 Downloads
Build a Connection
Learners discuss their personal connections with stories they've read in the past and identify techniques to connect with more stories. They create illustrations, construct task cards, and complete sentence stems based on books they read to develop a more intimate connection with the story.
2nd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 203 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon
Third graders participate in various literacy activities based on the text, Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon." In this Amber Brown lesson plan, 3rd graders create text-to-self connections and identify key story elements.
3rd Language Arts 11 Views 25 Downloads
Literary Elements in Jan Brett's The Mitten
Third graders examine Jan Brett's, The Mitten, to identify literary elements. They predict upcoming events in the story while examining the plot, cause and effect relationships, and sequence. They retell the story while making text-to-self connections.
3rd Language Arts 6 Views 72 Downloads