If Sharks Disappeared by Lily Williams Lesson Plan and Google Activities
K - 3rd, Homeschool
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A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the nonfiction mentor text book If Sharks Disappeared by Lily Williams. This book is excellent for reading/ELA as well as for nonfiction text study in science for topics like sharks, marine or ocean ecosystems or animals. Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google Docs.
Lessons and activities focus on:
- main idea and details
- understanding unknown vocabulary words
- cause and effect
- explaining the connection between ideas and how authors connect details
- using text evidence to close read
- comparing and contrasting
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 in a reading log
- 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
- Great for K, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade
- Google Classroom Distance learning / virtual learning
- on chromebooks or iPads for tech classrooms to go paperless
Your Kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth or fifth grade students will love this story!
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
Name the author and illustrator of a text and define the role of each in presenting the ideas or information in a text.