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Acquiring New Vocabulary Through Book Discussion Groups
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||60 minutes|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco (1 copy per group)
- Paper and pencil
|1.||Prior to the lesson, read the text selection and make note of any words that may be unfamiliar or interesting to your students.
|2.||Bookmark related websites for students to use during their group work. A list of sites is provided for Pink and Say; however, if you are using this lesson with another book or topic, make sure to research a list of appropriate websites in advance of the lesson.
|3.||Arrange for students to have access to computers with Internet access.|