Lesson Plan

Going on a Picture Walk

Use this helpful introduction to going on a picture walk and making predictions as a stand alone or pre lesson for the **Reading Without Words** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Reading Without Words lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Reading Without Words lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to preview stories using illustrations as a guide.

Language

Students will be able to make predictions with complete sentences using sentence frames.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Display the familiar text, such as The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don Wood to the class.
  • Ask them if they know what the story is about. Have students turn and talk to a partner to share their thinking.
  • Explain that one way we can learn about a story is by looking at the illustrations, or pictures on the cover and throughout the story.