Tell Me Why?
Third graders write and illustrate a "pourqui" tale, which explains why or how an animal, plant, or natural object looks or acts the way it does. The tales also incorporate cultural values, or teaching lessons about caring for the earth.
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Every Picture Tells a Story: The Great Depression
Every picture really does tell a story. Start the day by reading select passages from Children of the Orphan Train and discussing your listeners' initial feelings. Then, pair a KWL with a YouTube video (attached here). Then, using these...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Hmmm...Who, What, Where, When, and Why
Students practice reading comprehension by answering the 5 "W" questions. After reading "The Kissing Hand," they complete a class discussion addressing the questions who, what, when, where, and why. Students choose an appropriate,...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts