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Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

 
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Frog and Toad Are Friends - -Spring

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Frog and Toad Are Friends
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Frog and Toad Are Friends
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are digging down deep and analyzing the character traits and the plot in this first chapter.

 
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spring
   

What's the problem?

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
Mariana Robles
Riverside, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

So ... did they fix it? An important element of a story plot is a problem and it's solution. Identifying these is a way in which students can demonstrate comprehension.

 
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Discussing "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting Two Different Goldilocks Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting Two Different Goldilocks Stories
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are picking apart this story and discussing it in great detail so that we can set the foundation for our comparing and contrasting activity on our Day 3 lesson.

 
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goldilocks
   

Miss Nelson is Missing-Key Details

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Miss Nelson
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Miss Nelson
Laura Quellhorst
Faison, NC
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Where did Miss Nelson go? We look at the key details in the text to determine what is happening throughout the story.

 
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magnify
   

Asking and Answering Questions About Our Story

1st Grade ELA » Unit: A First Grade Reading Comprehension Unit on "Owl Moon"
1st Grade ELA » Unit: A First Grade Reading Comprehension Unit on "Owl Moon"
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today's lesson is all about asking and answering questions so we can strengthen comprehension.

Standards:
 
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Frog and Toad Are Friends - The Lost Button

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Frog and Toad Are Friends
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Frog and Toad Are Friends
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Hang on tight! The students are recording events and evidence from the story so they can use that evidence to answer comprehension questions.

 
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buttons
   

Discussing "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs"

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting with the Three Little Pigs
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting with the Three Little Pigs
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are diving into the story and discussing it in detail. We are going to know the story well so we can compare and contrast with another story on our Day 3 lesson.

 
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true story
   

Using Word and Picture Clues to Make an Inference

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Predict, Infer, and Conclude
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Predict, Infer, and Conclude
Sarah Collins
National City, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So many words, so many meanings ... Your students will have what it takes to meet the challenge of figuring out new word meanings.

 
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so many words so many
   

Who's Your Animal Parent?

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5: Animal Families
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 5: Animal Families
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do all animal babies look like their parents? Let's explore animal babies and find out the answer to this scientific question!

 
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Questioning Text

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Plot
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Plot
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Creating a product and illustrations make this lesson great for teaching about questioning.

 
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Character Web

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Plot
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Plot
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Analyze their favorite character using an engaging lesson. This lesson allows the learner to think deep about characters.

 
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character web image
   

Frog and Toad Are Friends - The Story

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Frog and Toad Are Friends
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Frog and Toad Are Friends
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are diving further into describing our characters and describing the plot of our story.

 
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a story
   

Introduction to Making Predictions and Inferences

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Predict, Infer, and Conclude
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Predict, Infer, and Conclude
Sarah Collins
National City, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We start with a simple text so that we can build a foundation for understanding what we need to do to make good predictions and inferences.

Standards:
 
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Comparing and Contrasting the Two Stories using a Double Bubble Map

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting with the Three Little Pigs
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting with the Three Little Pigs
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students look at each text to compare the approach that each of the authors take.

 
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pigs 3
   

Cause and Effect With "Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears" Day Four

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Cause and Effect With "Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears"
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Cause and Effect With "Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears"
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We are finishing up the story today. Today we are finishing analyzing the story by thinking about how the events and characters developed by the end of the text.

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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