ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you.
Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.
Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Active Reading Using The Enormous Watermelon
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 20- to 30-minute sessions|
Chappaqua, New York
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- The Enormous Watermelon retold by Brenda Parkes and Judith Smith (Mimosa Publications, 1997)—one copy of the Big Book and several small copies
- Five large (18" x 24") pieces of chart paper
- Thirty 3 x 5 index cards
|1.||Create a chart of each of the following nursery rhymes:
Jack and Jill
Little Miss Muffet
Old Mother Hubbard
Wee Willie Winkie
|2.||Write the following words on 3 x 5 index cards:
Write each word on two separate index cards for a total of 30 cards.