Lesson Plan

Sequencing the Order of Events

The sequence of events help readers recount the most important parts of the story in order. Use this lesson with your students to read fables and a classic picture book as you practice recounting the sequence of events.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to recount the sequence of events in a fiction text.


(2 minutes)
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  • Give students an example of a common classroom procedure, such as morning arrival or going out for recess.
  • Ask students to help you record the steps in the process.
  • Record the steps on the board or the document camera, and explain to students that they just gave you a sequence of events of a common daily procedure.