Big Idea:In this lesson, students will practice accountable talk with a partner to describe and write about the characters and setting in a story. Students will create an illustration pyramid to go along with their written work.
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.
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:We spend a great deal of time teaching children how to read independently. This lesson will focus on listening comprehension, speaking and listening, and writing cause and effect relationships.
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: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.