Reflection: Joy How Many Ways Can We Learn Word Meanings? - Section 3: Independent Practice

 

You know those days that you look around and see students busily working and smiling at the same time? This was one of those days because they were all so excited to cut, glue and write their own versions of the fable. They didn't really get the assignment until I told my own version of the fable aloud. I told them they had to keep the same characters and events, but could adapt the rest to their own styles. It was so much fun! We ended up sharing them aloud and now I'm thinking of doing the same activity with a different fable or a story that's also hard to understand.   

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How Many Ways Can We Learn Word Meanings?

Unit 10: FABLE-olous lessons learned from stories
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Objective: SWBAT...compare and contrast to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in two similar versions of "The Dove and the Ant"

 
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