Big Idea:Beginning readers not only need to learn to decode, but also to understand what they read. They will learn how to do this in this simple but effective lesson with this beloved children's book.
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.
Big Idea:In this lesson, students are practicing their listening skills as the teacher reads the story. The students will then make a matchbook activity where they write about the events in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.