Your students have probably heard of "The Ugly Duckling," but have they ever tried to put the events of the story in order? In this simple sequencing lesson, young readers match illustrations to text and put them into the proper order.
Help students learn the crucial reading strategy of visualizing. Visualizing is a key component of learning to infer from a text. Kids will love using their imagination and drawing pictures of their visualizations.
In this three-part series, a child anticipates a family getaway. Practice summarizing works of fiction, identifying chronology, interpreting pictures, and identifying homophones and homographs through this series of reading and comprehension activities.
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Connecting Text and Illustrations
By analzying picture books, students will make connections between the text and the illustrations of a story. They will compare and contrast the text and the illustrations and reflect upon how they impact their comprehension of a text.
Teach your students about the importance of illustrations in stories, and how they can help describe the sequence of events. These resources show them to identify the who, what, where, when, and why of given stories. Students can write their own stories based on a sequence of pictures or draw what they think should happen next to help stretch their creativity. Put these skills to the test with our reading fables and folk tales resources.