Lesson Plan

Sharing Opinions About Stories

Use this lesson plan to introduce, preview, or review the concept of sharing an opinion using a hilarious read aloud text! This can be used as a standalone lesson or with the lesson The Little Red Hen Story Patterns.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the The Little Red Hen: Story Patterns lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the The Little Red Hen: Story Patterns lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to identify story patterns and formulate opinions about a text.

Language

Students will be able to share their opinion of a fiction text with grade-level words using a graphic organizer.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Introduce the lesson by asking the class to think about recess. Say something like, "Would you rather play ball or on the play structure? Why?"
  • Have students share their answers with a partner and ask a few students to share aloud with the whole group.
  • Explain that they just shared an opinion, or how they feel about something and why.
  • Tell the students that today you will be reading aloud a story and asking students to share their opinion, or how they feel about the story.