DO I HAVE TO?
  Story by Deborah Chaplin   Illustrated by Jamal Ray   
Teacher Resource

Teacher Follow-up Lesson to

Read-A-Loud

 

Teachers! A follow-up reading strategy to this endearing read-aloud can be a compare and contrast activities. I have designed the plans based on the various grade levels. Enjoy!

Grade Level: K-2nd grades:

Lesson Plan- K-2nd-/files/documents/Lesson Plan. K-2nd Grades.doc

Goals/ Objectives

·   Children will compare and contrast their typical school day with the main character in the text;

·   Children will gain an appreciation for the reasons why they attend school.

Tools to use: Venn Diagram or

                       T chart- K-2nd Blank-/files/documents/T-Chart. Key K-2nd. Blank.dot

                       T  chart- K-2nd KEY/files/documents/T-Chart. K-2nd. KEY.dot

 

Grade Level: 3rd-6th grades:

Lesson Plan- 3rd-6th-/files/documents/Lesson Plan. 3rd-6th Grades.doc

Goals/ Objectives

·   Children will compare and contrast the thoughts that the main character has in relation to school to their thoughts about school;

·   Children will gain an appreciation for the reason why they attend school;

·   Children will be familiarized with the reason for compulsory education; and

·   Children will be able to Compare and Contrast 17th - 19th century One-room Schoolhouses to today's 21st century classroom.

Tools to use: Graphic organizers-

                        Text to Self- 3rd-6th Blank-/files/documents/Text to Self.Blank.dot

                        Text to Self-3rd-6th KEY-/files/documents/Text to Self.KEY.dot

 

Activator Activity-Pioneer Notes

 



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