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Using Pictures to Read Words

This is a great introductory lesson to teach students about the importance of illustrations when reading. It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Introducing Reader's Workshop lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Introducing Reader's Workshop!lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Introducing Reader's Workshop!lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to demonstrate the routines of reader's workshop through shared participation.

Language

Students will be able to read and retell a story with grade level words, phrases, or sentences, using visuals and sentence frames for support.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Introduce the lesson by displaying a familiar read aloud book to the class and saying, "I love reading this book! I know the story really well, so I can retell the story in my own words, use the pictures to tell the story, or I can read the words."
  • Tell the class that today you will be practicing different ways to read the same book, during reader's workshop.

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Grade
kindergarten
Subject Reading & Writing