Read, problem-solve, and illustrate to figure out these riddles about Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings! This differentiated reading comprehension activity challenges students to sythesize ALL the information read in a riddle to be sure all the details match a particular painting by O’Keeffe. Students will get to know O’Keeffe’s work while applying important reading comprehension strategies. Three differentiated reading levels, detailed lesson plan, and all printables included!
This activity is part of a Georgia O'Keeffe Artist Study, which is a portion of our complete Artist Biography Unit.
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Artist Studies about the following artists: Michelangelo,
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Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, and Andy Goldsworthy.
This learning experience is directly correlated with the Common Core State Standards:
CCSS Reading-Informational Text
CCSS 1. Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS 2. Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
CCSS 5. Know and use various text features in a text (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
CCSS 7. Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
CCSS 9. Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
CCSS 10. With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.