Close Reading of Pages 4 - 7 and 12 - 15 of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Bullfrog Circle

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Scholars take part in a close reading of pages four through seven and 12-15 of the book, Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Bullfrog Circle by Deborah Dennard. Readers identify the story's main idea, list its key details, and examine illustrations for further information; all the while, discovering the concept of animal adaptations.  

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Extend the lesson for fluency—challenge participants to read pages out loud for accuracy and speed
  • Follow writing steps towards a finished product, display work on a frog-themed bullet board that highlights the units main ideas 
  • Gather a collection of books about frogs for early finishers to browse when they complete a task 
Classroom Considerations

  • This lesson is the second of 11 in a large reading unit
  • Pupils should be familiar with specific pages from the book, Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Bullfrog Circle by Deborah Dennard
  • Other lessons from the module are mentioned 
Pros

  • Offers ideas for meeting learners' needs
  • Instructional steps are written in detail 
  • Nicely bridges concepts from the English language arts and science 
Cons

  • None
Common Core