Patricia Polacco's Pysanky Eggs
First graders investigate Patricia Polacco, story elements and Ukrainian eggs. They identify story elements in her books, and how she gets her ideas. They research the Ukrainian eggs using a website.
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Ian’s Walk and Apples for Cheyenne
Help young learners understand friendship and empathy with two reading comprehension lessons. Each lesson focuses on a story about a child with autism, and encourages readers to compare and contrast the characters to each other and to...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Close Reading: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Three readings make up a close reading lesson showcasing Mem Fox's picture book, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge. After each reading, take part in a different activity designed to support comprehension and answer the question, What is...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Story Elements with Mrs. Wishy Washy
Complete a story map about Mrs. Wishy Washy. Your class will read books from the Mrs. Wishy Washy series and pick out the story elements in order to complete their story map. Technology projection devices are recommended. They will...
K - 1st English Language Arts
Identifying Story Elements
Help your class identify story elements. They will discuss character, setting, problem, and solution after reading a story. A graphic organizer will help them to identify various elements with guided practice and independent practice...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Comparing and Contrasting Yourself to a Character
First and second graders explore character as a story element. They listen to the first part of the story First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg and observe the teacher modeling a compare and contrast characters activity. Learners listen...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed