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Lesson 5

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Objective

Identify what the characters in a story learn by asking and answering questions about key details in a text.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: The Crayon Box That Talked by Shane Derolf 

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Target Task

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

What do the crayons learn about each other at the end?

Sample Response

The crayons learn that they have to work together to make a big, beautiful picture. This is important because teamwork helps people have fun, do a job, or win a game.

Key Questions

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  • What are the crayons saying? How are they feeling?

  • What is the girl doing?

  • How are the crayons changing?

  • What lesson do the crayons learn in the end? Why is this important?

Vocabulary

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unique     (adj.)

special or different

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.K.1 — With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

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