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LESSON PLAN

Grade/Subject: Grade 3/ ELA Unit: Read-Aloud/Setting Lesson: The Hat-Jan Brett Lesson Duration: 40mins

OUTCOMES
GENERAL LEARNING OUTCOMES: 1. (1)Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to explore thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences. 2. (2)Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print and other media texts. 3. (4) Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication. SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: 1. (1.1) connect prior knowledge and personal experiences with new ideas and information in oral, print and other media texts 2. (2.2) discuss, represent or write about ideas in oral, print and other media texts, and relate them to own ideas and experiences and to other texts 3. (2.4) add sufficient detail to oral, print and other media texts to tell about setting and character, and to sustain plot 4. (4.1) choose words, language patterns, illustrations or sounds to add detail and create desired effects in oral, print and other media texts

LEARNING OBJCTIVES
Students will: 1. Listen as the story is read aloud 2. Brainstorm cool elements of setting in the story 3. Describe the elements chosen and their importance 4. Create a setting for their hedgehog character using words to create detail

ASSESSMENTS
Observations: I will observe students as I read the story aloud (LO#1) I will record and regulate elements students offer from the story (LO#2) Written /Performance: Hedgehog worksheet (Part 3) (LO#4)

Key Questions: (refer to in body procedure) 1. Where do you think the story is taking place? (LO#3) 2. Why do you think the story is set there? (LO#3) 3. What are some cool elements Jan Brett uses to establish setting? (LO#2) 4. Where do hedgehogs live? (LO#4)

LEARNING RESOURCES
Story Map http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/storymap/

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT


The Hat by Jan Brett Marker Coloured Paper Slips Hedgehog Books

PROCEDURE
INTRODUCTION (_2mins_MINS): Hook: Where have some of Jan Bretts stories taken place? (she illustrates the books and the pictures give hints)

Transition to Body: Show title page of book and have students hypothesize about the story based on setting in the title page illustration

BODY (16MINS): Learning Activity #1:ReadAloud Story -show pictures as you read -stop to explain any topics or words students may not be familiar with 1. Where do you think the story is taking place? (LO#3) 2. Why do you think the story is set there? (LO#3)

Learning Activity #2:Cool Elements -students will pull important elements that establish setting from the story -record the words to be put up on the board for later Outline: Where, Mood, Weather, Time of Day *Use interactive story map to outline The Hat* http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/storymap/ What are some cool elements Jan Brett uses to establish setting? (LO#2) Learning Activity #3: Hedgehog Worksheet Continuation -have students go back to desks -hand out hedgehog worksheets -have students create a setting for their hedgehog (be sure to provide an example) Ex.) Once a tiny hedgehog lived in a tiny hole in the ground. It was narrow and dark. The earth was cool and smelled of composted roots and leaves. The tiny hedgehog loved his tiny hole home because it stayed the same no matter the time of day or the season of the year It was always cool and snug, this made the tiny hedgehog feel safe and secure. Key Questions: Where do hedgehogs live? (LO#4)

SPONGE ACTIVITY
Edit sentences CLOSURE (2 MINS): Review: talk about the story and personal connections made

Preview: hedgehog art project

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