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Sara Davis

Kengo Kikuhara
Keena Morse-Miller
Marissa Griffin
Lesson Title

Prietita and The Ghost Woman

Grade Level:
Content Area

Feelings in stories
First Grade
Language Arts
45 Minutes


It is important for students to be able to express their emotions, and be able to

identify emotions produced from others in various situations.


Identify words in stories that suggest feelings.


I can act out emotion words from a story.

I can identify others emotions through words and facial expressions 100
percent of the time.
I think he/she is _______ because ________________________


Students will respond to teacher lead questions by demonstrating through

emotion facial expressions. Teacher will ask students to volunteer to express
an emotion in front of the class. Students will guess what emotion is presented
to them. Teacher will keep track of students understanding by using a data
The seven emotions assessed will be:
1. Frightened
2. Sick/ Ill
3. Worried
4. Sadness
5. Hunger/ Thirst
6. Proud
7. Wondered/ Thinking


1.) Modeling (Reading story with expression)

2.) Interaction (Personalized questions)
3.) Native language usage
4.) Repetition of key vocabulary


Book, data sheet, students, whiteboard, white board markers, pencil for data
sheet (check mark= completed, zero= does not meet)


Remind students of material learned the day before class.


Teacher will remind students of the 7 emotions learned in the previous classes
(Repetition of Key Vocabulary). Teacher will write the emotion words on the
board in English and Spanish as they explain each emotion. This will provide
the vocab list for the day. Then teacher will introduce Prietita and the Ghost
Woman to the class (Teacher do).


(Teacher do) Teacher will start reading the book to the students. Teacher will
address emotions when the emotions present themselves in the story. Teacher
will ask students questions about the emotions to catch their attention, while
demonstrating their own expressions of the emotions (Modeling/ we do).
Also, students will respond to teachers questions by showing emotions
through facial expressions (They do). For example, Is there a time where you
felt sick? (Interaction) Teacher will ask students to say the emotion word in
their Native Language to check for understanding. Students will have time to
respond to the teachers question and have time to discuss with one another
(Native Language Usage) Teacher will end story by telling students they did a
great job expressing their emotions, so now they get to play a game.


Teacher will ask the class for volunteers to express emotions in front of the
class. One student will be selected to start the game (Teacher do). Student will
choose one emotion off of the vocab list on the board (Repetition of Key
Vocabulary). Student will whisper the emotion to the teacher. Student will
then express emotion through facial expression only. No verbal cues are aloud.
Students peers will raise their hands to guess the emotion. Student presenting
will call on one student at a time. If student guesses correctly they get to
present and emotion in front of the class. Teacher will model an example for
the students to help explain the process of the game.. Teacher will keep track
of students responses via data sheet by paying attention to students guesses
when called on (They do/ Interaction)
At the end of the game teacher will ask students to go home and
present their learned emotions to their families.