Rewriting Alexander's Day
Students experiment with word choice and sentence fluency to revise Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst.
K - 2nd English Language Arts 11 Views 38 Downloads
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
Using money as a context for teaching basic arithmetic is an excellent strategy for engaging young mathematicians. Following along with a class reading of the children's book Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich last Sunday by Judith Viorst,...
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Designed
“Wild Readers” Decoding Skills Lesson Plan
Set young readers on the path toward fluency with this phonemic awareness resource. Based on the award-winning children's book, Where the Wild Things Are, this lesson allows beginning readers to practice isolating phonemes and...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Making Sense of Decoding and Spelling
Go over digraphs, vowel sounds, and affixes with a series of decoding and spelling lessons. Each lesson guides learners through a different reading and phonics skill, building on the lesson before, and challenging them with each step.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
It's no secret that children can be very opinionated, but rather than fight against this natural tendency, embrace it with this primary grade writing project. After a shared reading of a children's book about persuasion, young learners...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Oh, Alexander!: Growing Independence and Fluency
Show young learners the difference between reading in monotone and reading with emotion through reading a short passage in both manners. While listening to a partner read Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, kids...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Alexander, Who Use to be Rich Last Sunday (Viorst)
Although this vocabulary-in-context activity is focused on Judith Viorst's book Alexander, Who Use to Be Rich Last Sunday, the strategy can be applied to any book budding learners read with you. First, introduce the three new words you...
K - 3rd English Language Arts