Lesson Plan

Real or Not?

In this fun compare and contrast lesson plan, preschool students will dive into the world of cows! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Imagination Real or Make Believe** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Imagination: Real or Make Believe lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Imagination: Real or Make Believe lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to compare fiction and nonfiction.

Language

Students will be able to compare and contrast fiction and nonfiction using visual supports and sentence frames.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Gather the students together for a read aloud.
  • Display a variety of familiar books and ask students to think about their favorite books. Have them turn and share with a partner. Provide students with the sentence starter: "My favorite book is __ ___ ___ ______ __ ___ ___ ______."
  • Ask a few pairs to share the names of their favorite books with the group. Then ask students to think about if the story is about something real or make-believe.