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Sequencing: A Strategy to Succeed at Reading Comprehension

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time One 60-minute session or two 30-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Lisa Leliaert

Fishers, Indiana

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Calendar Activities

Strategy Guides

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   3 – 6  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

American Folklore: A Jigsaw Character Study

Groups of students read and discuss American folklore stories, each group reading a different story. Using a jigsaw strategy, the groups compare character traits and main plot points of the stories. A diverse selection of American folk tales is used for this lesson, which is adaptable to any text set.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 17

Davy Crockett was born in 1786.

Students read selected excerpts from Crockett's biography and consider whether present-day politicians follow Crockett's advice.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 26

John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, was born in 1775.

Students use the Timeline Tool to organize details about Chapman's life, the Venn Diagram to organize information, and the Shape Poems Interactive to create poems about apples or Johnny Appleseed.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Differentiating the Reading Experience for Students

In this Strategy Guide, you’ll learn approaches that can help you differentiate the reading experience for students depending on their age, interests, and ability.

 

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