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Lesson 6

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Explain what Grace learns.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman and illustrated by Caroline Binch 

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Target Task


Discussion & Writing Prompt

What lesson does Grace learn?

Sample Response

Grace learns that she can do whatever she puts her mind to. People told her she could not be Peter Pan, but she showed them that she could.

Key Questions


  • What does Grace love? Give an example.

  • How did Grace’s classmates respond when she said she wanted to be Peter Pan?

  • How does Grace feel when she gets home? What advice do her ma and nana give her?

  • Why does Nana take Grace to the ballet?

  • What lesson does Grace learn?

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Common Core Standards

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