Stone Soup Teacher Resources
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Stone Soup Readers' Theater
Readers' Theater is a great way to get pupils engaged in story elements, oral reading, and expression in a fun setting! Using the story Stone Soup, actors discuss the story, review difficult vocabulary, rehearse lines, and incorporate physical theater to adapt the book to live performance.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Two versions of the story Stone Soup are compared in this language arts lesson. Students read a version of Stone Soup and discuss the characters, setting and author's purpose. They make a stone soup place-mat, read a second version of Stone Soup, and compare it to the first version.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Young scholars discover ways to work together and share. For this social studies lesson, students read the story Stone Soup and discuss ways classmates could work together better as well as times they felt accomplishment. Young scholars create their own stone "soup" and each student takes home a stone as a reminder.
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts
Students determine the identity of a vegetable, either real or fake, and examine where the it grows. Next, they sort the vegetable by classifying them into different groups. They listen to and retell Heather Forest's, Stone Soup before completing the attached worksheet.
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Sharing is Giving-The Drive
Students identify acts of philanthropy. In this philanthropy lesson, students define the term "hero" and read the book Stone Soup. Students discuss soup kitchens and complete a Venn diagram analyzing the differences between governmental and non-governmental organizations.
6th - 9th English Language Arts
First graders examine the use of logic, deduction, and inference to determine the answers to riddles. They listen to a teacher read aloud of Heather Forest's, Stone Soup before discussing the story which gauges their comprehension. Finally, they write an original riddle about a vegetable while using the attached worksheet.
1st English Language Arts
Climax of a Story
Demonstrate how to track the elements of plot in a story. After watching you mark down the rising action, problem, climax, falling action, and resolution for Stone Soup by Jon J. Muth, pupils complete a graphic organizer for Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson.
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Is There a Stone in My Soup?
Students understand that people treat people differently sometimes because they are different.In this mutual respect and lesson, students discuss the need for positive change and how they can be a part of that. Students survey others, find rules applying to the behaviors in question and plan an event to improve relationships.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts