Lesson Plan

I Predict...

Help your students learn all about making predictions in this fun reading comprehension lesson plan. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson plan 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 a prediction with transitional language using visual supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather students together and display the cover of the read-aloud text Blue on Blue by Dianne White.
  • Model looking closely at the cover and thinking aloud to share your observations: "I see a house and a child playing."
  • Ask students to share with a partner what they see using the sentence starter, "I see __ ___ ___ ______ __ ___ ___ ______."