“Why do we have to do all the work on the farm? That lazy peacock gets all the attention. All he does is spread those fancy feathers?” See what happens down on the farm with the three hens and the peacock.
The purpose in creating this Close Read is to have a simple format of instruction. Followed with lessons that will encourage, intrigue, and inspire the students learning. Each lesson can be adapted to enrich the classroom on a daily basis, or can be condensed to three days a week depending on your class and the time allowed for Close Reads.
Included in the packet:
Week of Lesson Plans
Story Map Fillers (Check out my Freebie Story Map Headers)
Vocabulary Builder Ideas
2 Vocabulary Snapshot prompts
8 Activity Cards to promote Group Problem Solving
Painting Peacock Activity
2 Levels Sentence Story Starters
Thanks a Bunch!