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Thoughtshots Can Bring Your Characters to Life!

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 30-minute sessions and one 60-minute session
Lesson Author

Darla Salay

Burlington, New Jersey

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Calendar Activities

Strategy Guides

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   1 – 3  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Guided Reading Strategies with Henry and Mudge

In this lesson, students read Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night as a whole group as the teacher models a questioning strategy. In subsequent sessions, students practice the questioning strategy and reread for fluency.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   K – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 6

Celebrate Cynthia Rylant's birthday!

Students work in small groups or as a class to map the plot of a selected Cynthia Rylant story and create original literary works using the plot diagrams.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   K – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Write Alouds

This strategy guide explains how to use write-aloud (also known as modeled writing) to teach effective writing strategies and improve students’ independent writing ability.

 

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