This is a fun reading and writing lesson that uses movement to engage both sides of the brain, and helps students learn about the elements of fiction and builds classroom community. Kindergarten, First and Second Grade Writers and Readers will benefit. 45-60 minute time frame. Students will write a group story and then tell the story through movement. Several printables with original art included! Great for last minute substitute teaching plan too!
Included in this lesson:
Common Core Aligned Lesson Plan (K-1 and some 2nd grade standards addressed)
Movement integrated into lesson plan
Music and book suggestions
Original clipart by author
Follow up games and lesson suggestions
Several Printables including:
Guidelines for Movement Time During Class
Common Core Standard Learning Targets - in Kid-Friendly Language
Elements of Fiction Worksheets
Beginning, Middle, Ending Worksheets
Exit Tickets (cut in half)
This lesson can stand on its own, or be preceded by teaching Elements of Fiction - Part 1. Please follow me and visit my store. I would appreciate any feedback!