RL.1.2

Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

 
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Theme in Princess and the Pea

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Theme and Central Message
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Theme and Central Message
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will get exposure to a folktale and determine the theme.

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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
   

Sequencing With "Strega Nona"

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Comprehension Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Comprehension Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, I have taken a boring worksheet and turned it into an engaging project that combines the comprehension skill of sequencing with an art project.

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strega nona
   

Problem, Solution, and Central Message in Hansel and Gretel

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Theme and Central Message
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Theme and Central Message
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will get exposure to a folktale by determining the problem, solution, and central message.

 
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The Fox and the Grapes Moral

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Theme and Central Message
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Theme and Central Message
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will get exposure to a folktale and determine the moral.

Standards:
 
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grapes
   

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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Inferring A Wordless Picture Book - Day 1 of 2

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Comprehension Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Comprehension Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Do you think wordless picture books are for babies? Well guess again! We are going to have to infer in order to understand these complex stories.

 
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chalk
   

Poppleton in Winter

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

Use illustrations, humor, and characters to learn about the plot.

 
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poppleton in winter cover
   

Brush Those Teeth

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

Brushing your teeth has to be done in a certain order. The students connect this everyday activity to the characters, setting, and events in a story.

 
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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
   

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

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

Students sometimes learn the most from each other! In this lesson, students retell stories and critique each others’ work.

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Frog and Toad Are Friends - A Swim

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:

We are moving into Chapter 4. Let's talk about our characters and analyze our plot. Maybe we'll even throw in some inferring skills for good measure.

 
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swimming
   

Story Wheel

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

Original strategies are used to get the student to see retelling in a new light.

Standards:
 
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Frog and Toad Are Friends - The Letter

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:

Students will use the events from the entire book in their friendly letter. They will write their letter pretending to be either Frog or Toad.

 
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They are the same?!

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:

Students will be surprised at how two books that seem completely different can have the same central idea. You'll be surprised at the depth of their analysis.

 
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