RL.1.7

Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

 
20 Lesson(s)
   

Cause and Effect with "A Bad Case of Stripes" Day One

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

Students will really be writing to sources with this lesson. They will write about cause and effects in a multi-flow map and then write sentences to explain the cause and effect relationships in this story.

 
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bad stripes 1
   

Pop's Bridge

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Engage students in a fun lesson to develop a deeper understanding by analyzing illustrations.

 
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golden gate bridge
   

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
   

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
   

Henry and Mudge

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Allow students to read about Henry and Mudge and draw a deeper understanding by analyzing the illustrations.

 
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henry and mudge
   

Day 1 - Rude Giants

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

In today's lesson we are going to use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, and events.

 
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rude tiants
   

Jack and the Beanstalk

1st Grade Science » Unit: Plants: Parts, Parents, Patterns
1st Grade Science » Unit: Plants: Parts, Parents, Patterns
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum... here the first graders come! Read the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk.

 
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Reflections (1)
beanstalk castle image
   

Go Away Big Green Monsters

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson is perfect to analyze the illustrations in two spooky text about a monster and frightening animals.

 
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green monster
   

Please illustrate your point

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:

What better way of understanding the purpose of an illustration, than to illustrate your own work?

 
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illustrate your point image
   

Observing Stars, A Fiction Connection

1st Grade Science » Unit: Space: Patterns in the Sky
1st Grade Science » Unit: Space: Patterns in the Sky
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How many stars are in the sky? Today we read a lovely book where a boy and his father try to count the stars. Take a journey with them through the city and country as more and more stars appear!

 
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stargazing image cropped
   

Charlotte's Web

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Expose students to complex text and use the illustrations to help the describe the story.

 
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Reflections (1)
charlotte s web
   

Cause and Effect with "A Bad Case of Stripes" Day Two

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

This is the second lesson in a two day lesson. Students will continue writing to sources in this lesson. They will write about cause and effects in a multi-flow map and then write sentences to explain the cause and effect relationships in this story.

 
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stripes 2
   

Dear Mrs. Laurue

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Engage students with a hilarious story about a mischievous dog, and analyze the illustrations to develop a better understanding of the character, setting, and events.

Standards:
 
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mrs larue
   

Illustrations in The Man Who Walked Between The Towers

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Literature
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Teach students to look closely at the illustrations in the text to describe the characters, setting, and events.

 
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towers
   

Day 2 - Rude Giants

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

Today we will continue to see what Beatrix the Butter Maid has to teach our rude giants.

 
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Reflections (1)
giants 3
Common Core ELA
 
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