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Strega Nona: Retell Song Lyrics

For Students K - 2nd
Need a fun way to retell a great story? Here are song lyrics that retell the Tomi De Palo classic, Strega Nona. There are two songs, the first tells the story of Strega Nona (sung to the tune of "Are You Sleeping?") and the second warns...
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Strega Nona Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore story characters as well as cause and effect. In this Strega Nona lesson plan, students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves, and of the cultures of the United...
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For Students 2nd - 3rd
In these Strega Nona worksheets, students are given five word work activities involving vocabulary words from the story. An art and writing activity is included as well.
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How Characters Affect the Plot

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
How do a character’s feelings and actions influence the plot of a story? The interaction between character and plot is explored in this instructional activity that uses When Charlie McButton Lost Power to launch the discussion. Charlie’s...
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Strega Nona Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
New cultures in the United States and other parts of the world are explored in this social studies instructional activity. Students read to understand print and non-print texts. They also discuss cause and effect in the story and sing...
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Responsibility and Jobs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify community helpers. In this philanthropy lesson, students read Strega Nona and identify different characters' responsibilities in the story. Students use character traits to describe the main characters and make a list...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners create a radio announcement after reading Strega Nona. In this visualization instructional activity, students investigate visualization strategies. After reading Strega Nona, learners complete a graphic organizer and produce a...
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students predict events in Strega Nona. In this anticipation lesson, students use an anticipation guide to generate predictions about events in the story, Strega Nona. Students work independently to finish the guide as an assessment.
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Searching for Strega Nona Facts

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders comprehend what they read. They use a strategy called "story grammar" to comprehend what they read. Students use story grammar to identify the main character of the story, where and when the story took place, what the...
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Fictional Biographies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read and discuss the fictional biography, "Strega Nona: Her Own Story" by Tomie dePaola. They compare the characters of the story to other fictional characters then choose their own favorite fictional character to write a...
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Pasta Research

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the story STREGA NONA together as a class and discuss what they know about pasta. They each receive pieces of pasta to glue down on construction paper and write beneath each one what they think it looks like.
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Deck the Halls with Literature Trees

For Teachers K - 12th
Reinforce and assess reading comprehension by having your class make a literature tree! After reading a book, pupils make decorations to represent the book's themes, characters, and setting. Materials for decorating can be as diverse and...
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Nutrition: A Thematic Unit

For Teachers 1st
Young learners explore nutrition and the food groups in these two mini-lesson plan ideas. First, kindergarteners have a discussion about their health and how different foods contribute to it before making their own personal food pyramid....
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Common Core Suggested Book Lists for 2nd-8th Grades

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Planning for your class, but not sure what your pupils should read this year? Check out this list of suggested books! You'll be able to meet Common Core standards for reading with these texts. The list provides book ideas for every grade...
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Children's Literature and the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students read a variety of well-known studenT books and discuss concepts presented in the books as they relate to the Bill of Rights. They discuss the books and compare them to the Bill of Rights Amendments.
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A Month of Mapping Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Explore the world through literature! With push pins to mark where each story came from, learners examine cultural differences, geographical location, and how those elements affect story content. This lesson could use deeper development,...
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M is Magical

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars recognize the phoneme /m/. Through listening and matching activities, students discriminate the phoneme /m/ from other letters and phonemes. They associate /m/ with its letter representation and identify the phoneme in...
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Let's Be Silent Readers!

For Teachers 1st
First graders select a book from the classroom library and return to their seats using the "two finger test" to make sure it is one that they can actually read. They review the cross check method for decoding a word that is hard to read...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read stories about Italy and identify main events and characters. They take an imaginary trip to Italy and write a story about their adventures. In addition, they practice several italian words and phrases.
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Elementary Integrated Technology Lesson Plan

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read numerous amounts of stories and predict what they will be about based on their covers. In this prediction lesson plan, 2nd graders use the program Kidspiration.
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Learning to Make Predictions

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use the computer program Kidspiration to make predictions about stories given. In this predictions lesson plan, 2nd graders can predict 17 stories total.

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