Lesson Plan

Can You Hear a Who?

With some help from Dr. Seuss' *Horton Hears a Who*, your kids will go on a fun scavenger hunt and discover different sounds.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify different common sounds.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Sound Scavenger HuntThe Science of Sound
  • Tell the students that they will be listening to a story.

Beginning

  • Preview the story with students.
  • Identify and define any unknown or potentially confusing words in both English and student home language (L1).

Intermediate

  • Complete a picture walk with students prior to reading the story aloud.
  • Have students share ideas about the story with a partner.