This lesson is a kindergarten Explicit Direct Instruction lesson for the new Common Core state standard K.RL.3: With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and majors events in a story. This lesson focuses only on CHARACTER DESCRIPTION. Lesson includes Learning Objective, Prior Knowledge, Concept Development, Skill Development and Guided Practice with steps, Closure, and Independent Practice. Also includes high order thinking checking for understanding questions throughout, sentence frames, examples/non examples to prepare students for Common Core assessments!
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