David Weisner's THE THREE PIGS - Primary GATE with Caldecott Books

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1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Not sure if I had more fun with this or the kids did! Huh? This must be another Primary GATE with Caldecott lesson from Portable Gifted and Talented. Woo hoo!

• Students make a wolf that actually huffs, puffs, and blows down a straw house while they learn about physical science.
• Students create a cool, creative, and witty POP-up story extension which saves the life of one of the three pigs.
• Students learn to orient themselves to cardinal directions, about the position of the sun in the sky, and how shadows are formed.
• And as always, students answer critical thinking questions and support their opinions with evidence from the text and drawings in the book.

Who’s ready for a challenging lesson and fun extension activities with Caldecott Award winner The Three Pigs by David Weisner?

Caldecott books are perfect for our highly visual 21st Century Learners. I use this lesson with my 2nd grade advanced readers. 1st advanced ability students and 3rd graders should be right on target as well. I also use Caldecott books with whole class 4-5th grade classrooms (with some modifications) when teachers have asked me to come to their classes to provide a full class extension. The picture book format makes it easier for us to springboard from content to critical thinking—and the 4-5th graders still love picture books.

With this lesson, you’ll get critical thinking questions and answers to guide your students, ready-to-print pop-up templates and instructions for making the pop-up, and templates and instructions for making the huffing-puffing wolf. You’ll also get discussion questions for Next Generation Science concepts to make this series of lessons cross-curricular.

Approximately 4 hours of lessons . . .


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