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A Journal for Corduroy: Responding to Literature
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 45-minute sessions; follow-up activities 5 to 10 minutes per day|
Port Aransas, Texas
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- A Pocket for Corduroy by Don Freeman (Penguin Putnam), and a selection of other Corduroy titles
- Backpack or canvas bag to hold the stuffed bear
- Folder to take home assignment including writing paper
- Stuffed bear resembling Corduroy
- Computer with word processing software and printing capability
- Gather the Corduroy books that you will be using for this lesson, along with a stuffed bear to use when students are ready to begin writing their own adventure story.
- For your reference, a sample integrated unit using the Corduroy books can be found on the website, Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas: Corduroy.
- Read the Don Freeman biography to learn more about the author of the Corduroy books.