What’s in a Picture?
Need extra help for EL students? Try the All About the Picture pre-lesson.
Students will be able to describe the connection between the illustrations and words in a story.
- Display the front cover of Owl Moon by Jane Yolen and help your students make a text-to-self connection by asking them to look at the image on the cover and think about what it reminds them of.
- Prompt students as needed by asking them what they see and if they have ever seen snow, owls, etc.
- Provide students with the sentence frame, "I see a ________ and it reminds me of ________."
- Provide students with the sentence frame, "My connection to the picture on the cover is ________ because ________."