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Hum and Swish by Matt Myers Lesson Plan and Google Activities

Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
Standards
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
Pages
51 pages
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Description

A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the realistic fiction mentor text picture book Hum and Swish by Matt Myers.  Great for studying art, inspiration, and friendship! Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google Docs.

Lessons and activities focus on:

  • Summarizing key details (4 strategies: narrative retell, timeline, graphic organizer, Somebody Wanted But Then So)
  • Close reading for describing character feelings / emotions
  • Main idea and details
  • Analyzing the author's message / lesson
  • Comparing and contrasting but can easily be modified for other uses

The lesson plans include:

  • teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students to discuss
  • printable prompts for student post-reading responses through discussion in writing or reading response logs
  • 4-5 day plan
  • Discussion questions
  • Suggested discussion strategies
  • Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading
  • Anchor chart examples
  • Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development
  • Great for bilingual classrooms
  • Printable worksheets for written responses
  • Google Docs for student responses
  • Google Slides for displaying lesson ideas, discussion questions and prompts

How to Use This Resource:

  • whole group
  • small group
  • as a reading  intervention
  • special education (SPED)
  • bilingual or Dual Language / DLI classrooms
  • with ELLs for ESL instruction
  • Distance Learning or Virtual Learning environments
  • Great for K, 1st, or 2nd
  • on chromebooks or iPads for tech classrooms to go paperless

Your kindergarten, first grade or second grade students will love this story!

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Total Pages
51 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.

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