Photo Story Lesson Plan

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After reading Loree Leedy's There's a Frog in My Throat: 440 Animal Sayings a Little Bird Told Me, kids create and illustrate their own poems that convey the meaning of an idiom. The poems are then transferred into Shutterfly's Photo Story, or a similar publishing program, to produce a class idiom book.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a sample photo story idiom book, or saves copies year-to-year to use as samples
Classroom Considerations

  • The activity as designed requires tablets and Shutterfuly Photo Story or a similar publishing program
Pros

  • The resource packet includes a checklist/rubric
Cons

  • Although many idiom sites are available on the Internet, no lists and/or links are included in the resource
  • No models are included
  • The activity assumes class members are familiar with poetry writing and how to craft poems
Common Core