Reflection: Classroom Setup Gingerbread Text Structures - Section 1: Compare and Contrast Cookies


To set up the lesson you will need cookies. Most years I have parents and families ask if they can bring in a special treat for the class. I use this opportunity to get cookies for my lesson. When a family asks I explain the lesson and then the family will usually bring up a cookie they can bring in. Sometimes we get very lucky and have unique cookies to taste. 

I find that working with my families like this is a win-win. The kids love it and those that bring in the cookies love to have their cookies used in the lesson. 

  Classroom Setup: Cookies
Loading resource...

Gingerbread Text Structures

Unit 15: Holiday Lessons Throughout the Year
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: SWBAT compare and contrast two versions of the Gingerbread Boy story. They will also discuss problem and solution of the two stories.

Big Idea: A great lesson to practice text structures between two stories that are similar. In this lesson I use two versions of the Gingerbread Man to help with compare and contrast.

  Print Lesson
English / Language Arts, Writing, Reading, Gingerbread Boy, Gingerbread Man, compare and contrast, two versions
  30 minutes
Similar Lessons
Irons in the Fire: 3rd Close Read
4th grade ELA » Firestorm!
Big Idea: The ability to independently read and comprehend a text is an essential step to reading more and more complex texts.
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
Jody Barnes
Using Text Features to Summarize Text
4th Grade ELA » This Land is Our Land
Big Idea: Students will use an online speaking avatar program to summarize informational text after exploring text features.
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
Monica Brown
More Mystery: Shakespeare's Secret
4th Grade ELA » Mystery Mayhem
Big Idea: We will be digging into the meat of the novel "Shakespeare's Secret" by Elise Broach, book club style!
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
Rebecca  Strebel
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload