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Teaching Point of View With Two Bad Ants

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Teaching Point of View With Two Bad Ants

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sharon Morris

San Angelo, Texas

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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Student Interactives

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   4 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Multiple Perspectives: Building Critical Thinking Skills

Students use critical literacy skills to understand the concept of perspective and to then create a diary for an animal they research with a partner.

 

Grades   4 – 7  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Story Writing from an Object's Perspective

Students explore writing from non-human perspectives through a picture book read aloud, mini-lesson, collaborative writing, and the writing process. Students create A Day in the Life of story about an inanimate object.

 

Grades   3 – 6  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Utilizing Visual Images for Creating and Conveying Setting in Written Text

This lesson supports third-through-sixth grade students as they communicate story setting to their readers through the use of visual image prompts. Activities include individual and cooperative learning group work, as well as whole class discussion.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Stapleless Book

The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 18

Today is Chris Van Allsburg's birthday.

Students explore varying points of view, one of Van Allsburg's common themes, by rewriting a traditional story.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 22

The Pied Piper led the children out of Hamelin in 1376.

After listening to The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, students compare Pratchett's version with Browning's version and discuss how perspective changes the story.

 

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