Reading The Great Kapok Tree
Students complete story frames to demonstrate understanding of plot development and conflict resolution.
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Essential Reading Strategies for the Struggling Reader
Beneficial for beginning readers, struggling readers, and those in need of review, a set of language arts activities is a great addition to any foundational reading unit. Focusing on phonological awareness, fluency, instructional...
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The Great Kapok Tree- Teaching About Conflict in Literature
Students identify the plot of a text. In this literature lesson, students listen to the book The Great Kapok Tree and identify the problem and solution. A graphic organizer is used to help reinforce the concept.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts