In this lesson, students illustrate sequential events in a story or in history. Objectives illustrate important events in a story or in history. Keywords history, literature, sequencing, sequence, events, order Materials Needed a reading selection or a group of reading selections -- see activity drawing paper and drawing materials masking tape or thumbtacks five 3-inch squares of construction paper; on each is written a different one of the letters a, b, c, d, or e.
Here are some possible questions: What do you think about… happening? Describe what character or setting looks like? How did you feel as you read this part? Why do you think…? Do you know anyone like…?
Has this ever happened to you? You need to think of questions to discuss at your team meeting. Write the questions on your sticky notes.
In discussion time encourage your team members to talk about their reading and share their feelings. Code Breaker Tips for Code Breakers To be a great code breaker you could talk about some good reading tactics you used today.
You could look for words or groups of words that: You find interesting words and write them.
Discuss the words with your group. You might write down the page numbers so your team members can help you work out the words that you are not sure of.
Investigator Tips for Investigators Text Analysts You might ask your teammates if the story is like, or not like, real life. Is the story fair? You might ask what the story would be like if the main character was a boy not a girl or vice versa.
Talk about why the author wrote this text. You might find examples of stereotypes or bias. Try to find the words the author uses to convince you. You could ask how the story might be different from another point of view. Talk about what the author wants you to believe about the characters.
You find out why not everyone agrees about a story. You are always wondering why parts of the story are included. You think about why the author chose particular words or phrases. You help your team notice the most interesting or exciting or puzzling parts of the reading.
Write down your questions or ideas. Note the page number and write why you chose the parts.
Illustrators Tips for Illustrators Text Users As a great illustrator you draw something about the story or how you feel about what has happened so far. You might draw a character, a place, a problem, a prediction about the story or something the story reminds you of. Use labels if you want to.
You may want to draw something that the text reminds you of in your life or in the life of someone you know. When it is your turn, show the team your drawing and ask each person to talk about it.
After everyone has had a say, you tell the team what your picture means and why your drew it. Things I can do to help me choose the right book Read the title and look at the cover of the book. Read the blurb to see if the book interests me.
Flick through the book and check the chapter headings. Look at illustrations, speech bubbles, conversations or other features. Guess what the story might be about.
Start thinking about what the characters or places in the story might be like. Everyday before I read Quickly skim the pages I read last time, to remind me what has happened so far.Look at the four pictures in this 4 step picture sequencing worksheet.
Then write the numbers from 1 to 4 in each box to sequence them in the right order. Sequencing Lesson Lesson Objective: The students will sequence six events that occur in a fiction story with % accuracy.
Technology objective: The students will use drag and drop to sequence images and words in the correct order. Four Resources Guideposts. Cooperative Reading Guideposts provide a useful assessment tool.. Implementing the Strategy The Cooperative Reading Cycle. The Cooperative Reading lesson sequence is based on a four-week cycle.
The students stay in their teams throughout a . Write out your life timeline. Start writing your autobiography by conducting research on your own life. Creating a timeline of your life is a good way to make sure you include all the most important dates and events, and it gives you a structure to build upon.
Free printable sentence sequencing cards to go with the Bible story about Daniel and the Lions. How to use this teaching resource *Print out and laminate.
*Use a white board marker pen to write the story underneath the pictures. *Make smaller black and white copies for children to sequence, write underneath and glue into their books.