Lesson Plan

Sequencing: Order in the Court!

This lesson gives students the chance to demonstrate and reinforce their knowledge of sequencing. Have them role play a fantasy text to practice sequencing!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify the correct sequence of events in a story.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments


(15 minutes)
Lunch Time
  • Give students sentence strips from The Little Red Hen. Instruct the students to pay attention to the story sequence as you read the story.
  • Separate students into groups and have them put the story sentence strips in order after you complete reading the story. Ask a group to share their sequence and correct any misconceptions.
  • Tell students that they just sequenced a story, or put it in the correct order.
  • Beginning:
    • Pair ELs in high-low groups to read the sentence strips together.
    • Preteach key terms in the sentence strips ad provide both home language (L1) and new language (L2) meanings with visuals.
  • Intermediate: Provide key sequence words in the sentence strips to allow them to find the order with the signal words.

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third grade
Subject Reading & Writing