Boom Learning℠ Book Companion | Lotus and Feather

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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24 pages
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  1. Are you looking for a great book companion that will guide your students to identify and discuss character traits and change, explore vocabulary in context, and identify main idea and theme, as well as analyze and create figurative language? Look no further. This is the perfect resource for you!Lotu
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In this lesson, students will define vocabulary in context, identify the main idea and a theme of the story, analyze the main character's character traits, analyze similes, and identify character changes. This resource includes a LINK TO a nineteen question Boom Cards™ quiz that includes an embedded read aloud of the story.

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Lotus and Feather, by Ji-li Jhang is an endearing story about a young girl who rescues an injured crane and nurses it back to health. She has a special bond with her grandpa and the crane. Together, the three characters save their neighbors from a flood. The story highlights the main character's courage and compassion. It is based on a true story.

This lesson is aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as well as Virginia SOLs.

The book is NOT included.

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Total Pages
24 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.


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