They have to write a description and draw a picture of it.
Patricia Polacco can help. This lesson uses Chicken Sunday and Rechenka's Eggs to teach second- through fourth-grade students new words while deepening their comprehension, encouraging text-to-self and text-to-text connections, and helping them study characters.
Students use the Semantic Impressions and Possible Sentences strategies to write about the books. Then, after a read-aloud and comparison of the texts, they complete a character study using the vocabulary words and an online tool to create character trading cards. Finally, students apply the words they have learned to write about the author as part of a WebQuest.
Students will use this interactive tool to answer questions about the character they chose and to use the vocabulary they've learned in their responses. Students will use this interactive tool to become an expert on Patricia Polacco and the vocabulary from her books.
Interactive, time-efficient strategies to teach meaning vocabulary. The Semantic Impressions strategy offers a fun and interactive way to introduce new words; it enhances comprehension and builds vocabulary, reading, and writing skills.
This strategy introduces words and asks students to write their own story using them before they read a published story. Vocabulary acquisition from listening to stories.
Vocabulary knowledge gains can double for students when read-alouds are accompanied by teacher explanations of words.
Bringing words to life:Green Eggs and Ham is a classic Dr. Seuss beginner books published in Did you know Green Eggs and Ham was the result of a bet between Dr.
Seuss and his publisher? Dr. Seuss was bet that he couldn’t write a book using only 50 words. I wouldn’t make a word bet against the masterful Dr. Seuss!
Rechenka's Eggs is a lovely story about an old woman who paints beautiful designs on eggs for the annual Easter festival in Moskva (Old Moscow), and a wounded goose that falls from the sky, The illustrations are exquisite and the story is emotionally engaging/5.
Celebrate Easter with this themed literature activity!
Rechenka's Eggs is centered around Babushka, a champion painter who decorates colorful eggs for the Easter festival in Moskva. Together, reread It Started as an Egg; Introduce the take home booklet in which there are pictures of animals that hatch from eggs.
Students need to complete the booklet, by writing the missing letters of the names of the animals. This lesson uses Chicken Sunday and Rechenka's Eggs to teach second- through fourth-grade students new words while deepening their comprehension, encouraging text-to-self and text-to-text connections, and helping them study characters.
Students use the Semantic Impressions and Possible Sentences strategies to write about the books. Make a persuasive poster / advert to encourage people to eat green eggs and ham. Sort all of the words in the story into groups to show which ones rhyme with each other.
Think of words that describe food items that you do like and ones that you do not.