Lesson Plan

Taking Turns

Do your students have a hard time sharing? Using puppets and hands-on practice, students will learn all about turn-taking and using their words as they practice listening to their friends. Can be used as a stand-alone or pre-lesson for the **Reading in Turn** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Reading in Turn lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Reading in Turn lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to take turns sharing stories with each other.

Language

Students will be able to explain taking turns with grade-appropriate words and phrases using sentence frames for support

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together. Say, "Today we're going to learn about taking turns. What does it mean to take a turn?"
  • Allow students to share ideas with a partner. Then say, "Taking turns means that we are giving each other a chance to use something. We take turns because it is one of the ways that we take care of each other in the classroom."