Need a perfect lesson for a formal observation by your principal? This interdisciplinary unit meets Common Core State Standards requirements by having students learn about plants across the curriculum! Perfect for 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade, this lesson plan uses pre-reading, during reading, and post reading instructional strategies to teach students meaningful comprehension/reading strategies with a fiction (Tops and Bottoms) and non-fiction story (Plants and Life).
Reading Strategies Taught:
1. Activate Prior Knowledge
2. Monitor Reading/Progress
Instructional Strategies Used:
1. Anticipation Guide
3. Reciprocal Teaching
Explicit vocabulary instruction, assessments, and writing to learn included in this comprehensive unit! Enjoy!
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