Lesson Plan

Predicting Pictures

Reading isn't just about reading words, it can be about reading pictures, too! Help your EL students search for clues with this lesson plan all about decoding pictures.This EL support lesson can be used with the lesson plan **Picture Clues**.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Picture Clues lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Picture Clues lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to use picture clues to determine words in texts.

Language

Students will be able to predict words in a text using sentence frames and visual supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together for a read aloud.
  • Display the cover of the read-aloud text and ask students what they think the book might be about. Invite students to turn and talk to share their ideas with a partner.