Learners listen as the teacher reads and acts out "The Snoop." Students predict the events in the story. They compare predictions to what actually happened. Learners journal what they would do if they were a "snoop."
3rd - 5th English Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Comparing "The (Really) Great Law of Peace" and Chapter 3 of Eagle Song
Fourth graders gain experience comparing multiple versions of a story as they continue reading the book Eagle Song. After first revisiting the article "The (Really) Great Law of Peace" from the previous unit, the class independently...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse: Kevin Henkes
Kevin Henkes has composed a series of books in which Lilly the mouse is a main character. Third graders use illustrations and key details as they compare and contrast the books, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and another story staring the...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gathering Evidence and Drafting a Two-Voice Poem (Chapter 13: "Los Duraznos/Peaches")
Begin class with a short comprehension quiz and review and then move into a new genre: two-voice poems. The lesson provides information about this type of poetry as well as a video example made by eighth graders that you can show your...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Who's Got Game? The Lion or the Mouse?
Discuss bullying, folk tales, and more using this resource. Learners read the story The Lion and the Mouse by Toni and Slade Morrison, engage in cause and effect activities, make predictions, and discuss bullying. This is a motivating...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Analyze and predict a character's actions in a text by reading the book Julius, Baby of the World and discussing the character's personality. Individuals use a character action chart to record their actions throughout the story, and then...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Text Clues and Prior Knowledge
Explore making predictions as a reading strategy. As a class, read "Blue Light, Green Light," stopping to make a prediction. After recording a prediction on the graphic organizer, discuss the thoughts behind your idea. Then, continue...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed