Blue Ribbon Readers: The Train Game Interactive, Blue Ribbon Readers: Synthesis Handout Document, PART III: Incorporating the Online Activity/Checking for Understanding, Day 1v Focus: what makes a book funny?v Reading Material: Thomas' Snowsuitv Format: independent reading or partner choral readingv Introduction: Introduce the author study with a Type 1 writing activity. Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information). Character expressions, the unexpected, the problem itself .

Hang their reports on the wall or bulletin board to create an upward and falling motion, similar to the word structure in the book. They love it. Students will learn how to determine which ideas work best to inspire a conversation, how to stay focused on a particular idea, and how to talk with other students in a way that leads to deeper thinking. Technical Help  |  Legal  |  International Literacy Association  |  National Council of Teachers of English. ******************************************************************************************************, Stephanie's Ponytail: Reading Comprehension, Thomas' Snowsuit Lesson Plan: Author Study Unit Plan, *************************************************************************,,,,, Reading with Robert Munsch Gr. needs Read the passages aloud, work together to put the events in the proper order, discuss the author’s message and main idea. Write the usual events of these stories on the board.

Follow the reading with a discussion about the story. Have the students identify what happened in this story and write the information on the board.

Go back and have the students put them in the correct order of occurrence. sheets on determining relative value and identifying wants and needs. Share If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. Students will describe the main character’s actions. Provide assistance to children who may need help writing or dictating their descriptions. Extension: Invite students to make a drawing and story about their own experiences climbing. I hope you enjoy this read-along with your family.

Stephanie’s Ponytail by Robert Munsch Student Objective: Students will demonstrate understanding by asking and answering who, what, where, when, why and how questions. Students will use context clues to make predictions about texts. Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately), © ILA/NCTE 2020. Click to see more of these questions. Point out the expressions on the mother's face and on Thomas' face. Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans, E-mail Pose the question, "What makes a book funny?" ), Subject Area: Language ArtsBook Summary Anna's mother is always warning her not to climb on everything, but Anna never listens.Objective Children will engage in activities that encourage the development of literacy, language, creative-thinking, and observational skills.Before ReadingShow the children the book Up, Up, Down. Introduce the book, The Paper Bag Princess. Meaningful conversations are a powerful tool to help students understand what they read and make text-to-self connections. This simple lesson, which is designed for repeated use with both fiction and nonfiction, provides students with strategies to support conversations about texts. Choose a book that provides ample opportunity for synthesizing (e.g. Talk about how familiar stories are so easy to understand because the sequence and type of events are expected. I Demonstrate making choices based on unlimited wants and limited resources During the read-aloud, you may have noticed that there were places in the text where students had some interesting responses. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.


Students should be able to recognize and count money in pennies, nickels, dimes, PREVIEW OVERVIEW. ited wants, limited resources, choice, and counting money. Discuss why the author may have chosen to write the story this way, and what he might be trying to teach us. In this lesson, students explore how to become better readers by putting information together. After you have read the text to the class, you will want to reread it on your own, marking places in the text where you will stop and think aloud about ideas that might lead to conversations. Allow enough time to enjoy the humorous illustrations before turning the page.