Lesson Plan

Summer Reads

Get students excited for summer reading by creating some special “To Read” lists!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify some books they would like to read over the summer and explain why.

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

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Call students together.
  • Explain to students that today you are going to be sharing one of your favorite books with them.
  • Read The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt.

Beginning

  • Preview the text with students prior to the start of the lesson.
  • Review or introduce any confusing words or concepts in students' home language (L1).

Intermediate

  • Provide students with opportunities to ask questions and clarify anything confusing throughout the read-aloud.
  • Pause throughout the read-aloud and instruct students turn and talk to a partner to check for understanding.