Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman Lesson Plan and Activities
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A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the picture book mentor text Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch. This book is also available in Spanish as La asombrosa Graciela. Activities are in English and Spanish. Great for self-esteem / character education.

Lessons and activities focus on:

  • Summarizing key details (4 strategies: narrative retell, timeline, graphic organizer, Somebody Wanted But Then So)
  • close reading for analyzing character traits
  • comparing and contrasting to The Story of Ruby Bridges
  • author's message / lesson

The lesson plans include:

  • teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students to discuss
  • printable prompts for student post-reading responses through discussion in writing or reading response logs
  • 4-5 day plan
  • Discussion questions
  • Suggested discussion strategies
  • Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading
  • Anchor chart examples
  • Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development
  • Great for bilingual classrooms
  • Printable worksheets for written responses

How to Use This Resource:

  • whole group
  • small group
  • as a reading  intervention
  • special education (SPED)
  • bilingual or Dual Language / DLI classrooms
  • with ELLs for ESL instruction
  • Great for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade

Your first, second, third, or fourth grade students will love this story!

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Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Total Pages
31 pages
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