1st Grade ELA(4 Units, 40 Lessons)
Big Idea: Students cannot compare and contrast adventures and experiences in stories or explain differences between books without first understanding how to compare.
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Big Idea: So ... did they fix it? An important element of a story plot is a problem and it's solution. Identifying these is a way in which students can demonstrate comprehension.
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Big Idea: This lesson takes the students beyond the names of characters and makes them interact with the story to find out what each character can do.
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Big Idea: Today we use pictures instead of stepping stones. Pictures can serve as memory aides as children become more confident retelling stories or summarizing selections.
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Big Idea: Drawing the setting and acting out a story with character cut outs can help some students remember the key events in a story.
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Big Idea: Students will be surprised at how two books that seem completely different can have the same central idea. You'll be surprised at the depth of their analysis.
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