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The Big Green Monster Teaches Phonics in Reading and Writing
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 45-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley (Little, Brown & Co., 1993)
- Chart paper
- Colored markers or crayons
- Index cards and white construction paper
- Pointer (optional)
- Sentence strips
- Computers with Internet access
|1.||Write the text from Go Away, Big Green Monster! on chart paper using colored markers or crayons to match the color words found in the story.
|2.||Gather index cards and markers for students to make a memory card game during a literacy center activity.
|3.||Copy each line of the story onto sentence strips for students to use in a literacy center activity.
|4.||Gather a class set of markers or crayons and white construction paper for students to draw their monsters.
|5.||Create a big green monster pointer from felt or construction paper to use during the shared and paired readings activities (optional).|