Inside this Back-to-School Packet is a lesson plan structure to explore building a positive learning community in the classroom, focused on the idea of friendship. The lesson plan has activities before, during, and after reading the book Enemy Pie by Derek Munson. The conclusion of the lesson creates a class bulletin board (printables included). The lesson can be broken up into smaller pieces to be done over a few lessons. Perfect for a sub tub!
Lesson Plan Structure & Materials Included in this Packet:
Before Reading Enemy Pie
-Acrostic Poem – Characteristics of a Friend
-Personal Experience/Prior Knowledge- Friendship
During Reading Enemy Pie
-Teacher Read-Aloud Guide with Stop and Think Qestions
-Student Read-Aloud Guide for student Responses
After Reading Enemy Pie
-Write a Recipe – Friendship Pie
-Create a Bulletin Board
Essential Questions the Lesson Explores:
-What character traits define a friend?
-What is challenging about making friends?
-How can we make new friends?
-How does the book Enemy Pie help us explore the theme of friendship?
-What is a recipe used for? What are the elements of a recipe?
-How does completing the activities together as a class help us build community?
This is created for 3rd and 4th grade.
See the 1st and 2nd grade lesson in my store.