Noticing Patterns in Stories

Lesson 3

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Objective

Explain what happened when they saw the bear at the end of the bear hunt and why.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Helen Oxenbury and Michael Rosen 

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Target Task

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

How does the family feel at the end of the story? How do you know?

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Key Questions

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  • How does the family feel about going on a bear hunt? How do you know?

  • Why does the author repeat “swishy swashy?”

  • How does the family feel about going on a bear hunt now? How do you know?

  • What happens next?

  • How does the family feel in the cave? How do you know?

  • What happens at the end of the story?

Vocabulary

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hunt

v.

to look or search for

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.K.2 — With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.

  • RL.K.3 — With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

Supporting Standards

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L.K.1

L.K.4

L.K.6

RL.K.1

RL.K.10

RL.K.6

SL.K.1

SL.K.2

SL.K.6