Reading about Freaky Frogs: “The Glass Frog”

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Freaky frogs are the focus of a lesson designed to boost reading comprehension skills using text features and asking and answering questions. Informational text and a poem supply scholars with animal-related vocabulary and facts. A three-page worksheet challenges pupils to show what they know by way of short answers and graphic organizers. 

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Display pictures of freaky frogs on an informational bulletin board that highlights details from the readings
  • Locate additional poems about frogs for early finishers to read when tasks are complete
  • Create a blogpost for class members to answer as part of the checking-in process embedded in the lesson 
Classroom Considerations

  • The seventh of thirteen lessons make up a larger unit about frogs 
  • Participants should have materials from past lessons readily available
Pros

  • Offers suggestions for meeting a variety of learners' needs 
  • Provides several opportunities to check-in with class members to gauge their comprehension 
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS