Retelling the Main Event in Sequence
Learners identify the key events in a fiction book. In this literacy lesson, students read the book Harry and the Lady Next Door and work in pairs to discuss the main events of each chapter to develop a short summary.
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How to Summarize an Event in History or Today - or a Story
Ask your class to write a quick summary of a historical or current event. The learning exercise offers a place to note down important details about the event, such as time, place, people, how it started, and how it ended. Pupils then...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Gingerbread Baby Lesson Plan Guide
Reinforce reading comprehension and story mapping skills with the help from a story, Gingerbread Baby by Jen Brett. Individuals discover new vocabulary, make predictions, retell main events, respond to reading using a graphic organizer,...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comprehension Instructional Routine: Sequence of Events in Text
If you're looking for a detailed instructional activity on event sequencing from informational text, you've found it. There is an entire script for you to draw from as you explore order of events and sequence words. Scaffolding is key...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Main Idea in Informational Text
Individuals complete a pre-assessment to gauge their ability to determine the main idea and supporting details in nonfiction text. They examine a new piece of nonfiction reading by looking at the table of contents, headings, and index...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Be a Sequence Detective!
Authors are constantly leaving clues that help the reader to understand the sequence of events in a story. Teach young readers how to pick up on these key temporal words and phrases with this slide show. After an introduction to commonly...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Develop a Sequence of Events for a Narrative Response
Narrators are essential to the telling of any story, providing the audience with a point of view through which they experience the characters, setting, and events. Following a reading of the first two chapters of The Story of Dr....
5 mins 3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Use Transitional Words and Phrases to Craft a Sequence of Events in a Story
Developing a clear sequence of events is essential for any narrative writer. The fourth lesson in this series helps learners write about the key events of The Story of Dr. Dolittle using transitional words and phrases. Pause the video to...
8 mins 3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed