Reading for Comprehension-
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Full Lesson Plan/Instructional Guide:
Pre-activities to activate prior knowledge, direct instruction, activities to practice new skill, assessment
-How do we think while reading in order to understand and respond?
-How do we develop into effective writers?
Students learn about the components of fiction. Students will:
-become familiar with the features of a fictional text.
-identify the character, setting, plot, problem/solution of a fictional text.
Students will learn how to interpret what they read in fiction text. Students will:
-reflect on what they have read.
-draw conclusions based on what they have read.
Students will learn how to make inferences while reading. Students will:
-combine story clues and prior knowledge to make inferences.
-connect their background of information, ideas, and experiences with the text.
Instructional Strategies Employed:
-Small group discussion/activities-ability level