Reflection: Perseverance Close Read: A Day's Work - Integration of Knowledge and Ideas - Section 4: Group Activity: T-Charts

 

Activities like this compare and contrast activity using the giant post-it notes around the room, get the students up and moving.  It is almost like a break or a recess for the students.  They get a physical break without a mental break.  They are still learning and utilizing their brains but their ability to persevere and continue to focus improves greatly after an activity that gets them up and moving. 

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Close Read: A Day's Work - Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Unit 9: Close Read - A Day's Work
Lesson 4 of 6

Objective: SWBAT compare and contrast "A Day's Work" by Eve Bunting with "The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot" by Scott Magoon

Big Idea: This is the third day of our close read unit on "A Day's Work" by Eve Bunting. This is where we will take a closer look at the text, gain a deeper understanding of the text, and compare it with another text.

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English / Language Arts, Reading, Comprehension (Reading), close read, compare and contrast, Eve Bunting, A Day's Work, Scott Magoon, The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot, t
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