Noticing Patterns in Stories

Lesson 5

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Objective

Retell what happened in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Sitting Down to Eat by Bill Harley 

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Target Task

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

Retell what happened in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.

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Key Questions

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  • Who was at the door?  Why does the boy let the elephant in?

  • What happens next?

  • What do you notice is happening?

  • How does the little boy respond each time a new animal comes to the door? What does this show us about him?

  • What do you notice is happening?

  • What happened when the worm came to the door? Why is this surprising?

Vocabulary

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enough

adj.

when you have had as much as you need

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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