Skip to contentContribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us

 

 

Contribute to ReadWriteThink

ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you.

More

 

Professional Development

Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.

More

 

Reading & Language Arts Community

Did You Know?

Your students can save their work with Student Interactives.

More more

Home Classroom Resources Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan

The Big, Bad Wolf...Is This a Fact?

E-mail / Share / Print This Page / Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately)

 
Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Eight to ten 1-hour sessions
Lesson Author

E. Christine Brojek

Sebring, Florida

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Materials and Technology

Printouts

Websites

Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

Wolves by Seymour Simon (HarperTrophy, 1995)

back to top

 

PRINTOUTS

back to top

 

WEBSITES

back to top

 

PREPARATION

1. Obtain enough copies of Wolves by Seymour Simon for the entire class to use individually or to share within small groups. Also decide which Seymour Simon titles to have available to students during Session 7 (see Books by Seymour Simon).

2. Review the author, vocabulary, and wolves websites listed in the Resources section of this lesson.

3. Ensure that students possess the following prerequisite skills:

a. Students are able to plan and create presentations using one of the following software programs:

  • AppleWorks

  • HyperStudio

  • PowerPoint
b. Students are able to navigate the Internet to locate information.

c. Students are able to save and retrieve computer documents.

d. Students have prior practice in working in cooperative groups.

4. Schedule time for students to access computer workstations every day of the lesson.

5. Ensure that each student has a journal.

back to top