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Fact or Fiction: Learning About Worms Using Diary of a Worm
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 30- to 40-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin (HarperCollins, 2003)
- Chart paper and chart stand OR overhead projector and blank overheads
- Student response journals
- Sticky notes of various sizes
- Computer with Internet access and projection capabilities (see Step 9 in Session 1)
|1.||Obtain and familiarize yourself with the book Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin.
|2.||Have chart paper or an overhead ready.
|3.||Prepare the necessary blank graphic organizers for Sessions 2 and 3, either on chart paper or an overhead transparency. This lesson contains samples of the Story Map and Concept Map graphic organizers; please note that these handouts are not meant to be photocopied for student use. They are for your reference only. For other graphic organizer samples, visit Education Place: Graphic Organizers or WriteDesign Online: Graphic Organizers.