How are we better together?
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Lesson seeds are ideas that can be used to build a lesson aligned to the CCSS. Lesson seeds are not meant to be all-inclusive, nor are they substitutes for instruction. When developing lessons from these seeds, teachers must consider the needs of all learners. It is also important to build checkpoints into the lessons where appropriate formative assessment will inform a teachers instructional pacing and delivery.
How is each person important to a team?
The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone
Text Complexity Considerations:
Quantitative Measure (Readability measures and other scores of text complexity): Lexile: 510L
Qualitative Measure (Levels of meaning, structure, language conventionality and clarity, and knowledge demands): Students need to know that in fictional text, animals can take on human behavior and characteristics. They also need to understand the complete process of baking a cake since this version of the classic tale has the hen making a cake instead of bread. This book is can be read by the students since it has many decodable words. Students may need assistance in reading dialogue and some of the high level vocabulary.
Reader and Task Considerations (Reader variables (such as motivation, knowledge, and experiences) and task variables (such as purpose and the complexity generated by the task assigned and the questions posed): Teachers will need to provide time for students to share their experiences with baking and tending a garden. It may be necessary to provide opportunities for students to view video clips, images or realia of wheat, a mill, flour, gardening and the process of baking a cake. The teacher may also want to read several versions of "The Little Red Hen" so students can compare the stories. See http://pbskids.org/lions/stories/ for an online version
Share a time when you worked with your family on a task. Have students share with a partner their own experiences in working with their family members. Have students think about teamwork as they read "The Little Red Hen." Use any or all of these text-dependent questions to engage students in a cooperative discussion with a partner or with the students in their groups.
Shared Writing: Create a class chart of ways that they could help in their family, community or school. Individual Writing: Explain how we can work together to help others. Complete the sentence starter "I will help ____ by _______." and illustrate.
**Prepare for small group/guided reading instruction by selecting appropriate text and materials. Make connections to the concept of Teamwork wherever possible.
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