Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L

Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L
Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L
Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L
Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L
Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L
Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L
Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L
Guided Reading Lesson and Book Study - The Magic Fish - Level L
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This comprehensive reading lesson is designed for small group Guided Reading instruction. The lesson could also be used as a whole class read aloud. The lesson plan includes a focused reading strategy, comprehension prompts, vocabulary building activities, graphic organizers, a quiz and writing activity. The activities provide concrete evidence of comprehension and vocabulary building.

The lesson follows a before-during-after reading format and typically takes about 2-3 days for 20 minutes each day. The book is not included. Answer keys are included.

BOOK: The Magic Fish by Freya Littledale (ISBN 9780590411004)

GUIDED READING LEVEL L (typically grades 2-3-4, suitable for grades K-1)

VOCABULARY: begs, hut, castle, throne, crown, angry

WRITING: paragraph with 5+ sentences, 2+ vocabulary words, 2+ reasons

CONTENTS

- Guided Reading Lesson Plan: Full lesson plan on one page.

- Moral of the Story graphic organizer: Students identify the wishes made by the old couple, what happens after each wish is granted and draw a picture. Students answer questions to demonstrate their understanding of the moral (lesson) of the story.

- Vocabulary Activities: Two options for graphic organizers.

- Vocabulary Cards: For use with additional vocabulary games or activities.

- Writing Activity: Students respond to the prompt by writing a short paragraph. Students cut and glue the paragraph into their notebooks OR glue to colored paper for display.

- Vocabulary & Comprehension Quiz: Use after reading and group discussion.

- Answer Keys & Writing Rubric/Checklist: Answers and point values provided.

INSTRUCTION

Before Reading (Day 1)

- Provide a brief introduction of the text and genre.

- Introduce and explain Moral of the Story organizer and vocabulary organizer.

- Optional: Explicitly teach vocabulary before reading.

During Reading (Day 1-2)

- Students read the text silently at their own pace. Listen and confer with individual students, use the comprehension prompts to help them think deeper about the story.

- Assist students in determining meanings of words.

After Reading (Day 2-3)

- Discuss the text using the discussion prompts and graphic organizer.

- Discuss vocabulary words and meaning as used in the text.

- Give quiz.

- Have students respond to the writing prompt by writing a short paragraph.

- Optional: Use vocabulary cards in a spelling, vocabulary or word work station.

ABOUT THE BOOK & AUTHOR

Freya Littledale is the author of more than 30 books. First published in 1967 (republished in 1992), The Magic Fish is a timeless tale of greed. An old fisherman catches a magic fish. His wife realizes that the magic fish can grant wishes. Students enjoy reading about the wife’s continuous demands for more wishes. The story provides a good opportunity for students to reflect on greed and what they would wish for if given the chance.

More Guided Reading Lesson Plans:

- Ming Lo Moves the Mountain (Level J)

- Mr. Peabody’s Apples (Level N)

- Crow Boy (Level L)

- It’s Mine (Level P)

Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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