Why not a month-long curriculum theme?
Patricia Polacco can help. 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 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:by writing, "Mr. Kodinsky suffered in his life and deserves better than having kids throw eggs at his shop." Once students have finished, they should print their trading cards and read them together.
Once students have finished, they should print their trading cards and read them together. Rechenka's Eggs Extension Activities.
Grades. PreK–K, 1–2. Quick links to lesson materials: 1 Item. Book. 1 Item. Reproducible. Teach This Lesson Grade. PreK-K Read i ng level.
K. Paperback Book $ Add to Cart. Save to Wishlist. From the Teacher Store. Emma Kate by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan Christmas Tapestry by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan Rechenka's Eggs by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan. 1st Grade Activities Writing Activities Holiday Activities Writing Ideas Easter Activities Creative Writing Spring Activities Writing Strategies Classroom Activities Forward Easter Egg writing activity: Read Jan Brett's The Easter Egg and have students either a) write their own incredible egg story or b) write a summary of the book.
If you LOVE teaching literature through cross curricular activities and have the book Rechenka's Eggs by Patricia Polacco, then you're in luck! Your students will be engaged in fun and purposeful activities in reading, writing, math, and art!
This resource includes lesson plans with anchor. About Us; Gift Cards; Help; Grade Levels. 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. Kwame Alexander Engages Students in Writing Workshop. Grade: K ISBN: ; With these diagnostic-based activities, grade 1 students will.