This Introduce Vocabulary: Dandelion (Freeman) lesson plan also includes:
Dandelion the lion is dapper and elegant; young readers learn these and more vocabulary words as they read Don Freeman's story Dandelion (hint: this strategy can be applied to any book). Familiarize pupils with the new words before reading; you'll find guidance here for dapper, elegant, fluster, magnificent, and unfurl. They listen for them as you read the story and respond to comprehension questions prompting connections to known concepts; decide whether you will complete these during, before, or after the reading. Check out the graphic organizers for visual learners.