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 be creating instruments that will allow them to observe, explore and investigate the patterns of sound waves (pitch and volume). They will plan out a design for their instrument and then create it using classroom materials.
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.