Where the Wild Things Are Teacher Resources
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Learning With Paint And Literature
Students begin with a hands-on technology introduction activity of a Paint picture example on the Internet. After reading and discussing the book, Where the Wild Things Are, students develop a picture about the book using a computer drawing program.
K Language Arts 8 Views 17 Downloads
Do You Have Character?
Sixth graders read Katherine Paterson's novel, Bridge to Terabithia, and watch a video of Maurice Sendak's book, Where the Wild Things Are. They examine the characters in both stories that share similar characteristics. Students use the labels "static" and "dynamic" when considering the characters from the stories.
6th Language Arts 12 Views 32 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
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
Second graders listen to and dicuss the story Where the Wild Things Are. They play a pantomime game and act out various feelings so their classmates can guess. They listen for the frequency of certain words, and record their findings on a bar graph.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Biomes: Where are the Wild Things?
Students listen to a teacher read aloud of the story, "Where the Wild Things Are." They discuss where the creatures lived and then research ecosystems and habitats on the Internet. They create and distribute a newsletter to the teacher and other students describing their findings.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 25 Downloads
The Wild Things Like it Quiet
Young scholars 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
Where The Wild Things Are
Pupils complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Where The Wild Things Are. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 15 Views 81 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
Beginning, Middle, and End
Students examine the beginning, middle, and end of a familiar story. In this literacy lesson, students listen to a song while identifying the beginning, middle, and end. They listen to Maurice Sendek's, Where the Wild Things Are, while identifying the beginning; they are introduced to the middle, and discuss the end.
K - 1st Language Arts 12 Views 90 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Where the Wild Things Are
Students study tier two vocabulary words. In this vocabulary lesson, students read Where the Wild Things Are, and analyze vocabulary words discovered in the story. Students record their learning in a word journal or discovery chart.
K - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 148 Downloads