The Other side lesson plan is intended for grades 2 - 5 for a teacher led lesson. The lesson is designed using the Gradual Release of Responsibility: I do, we do, you do. Teacher will need the story The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson. Students will need a pencil and sticky notes. The lesson is written using the Reader's Toolkits but can be adapted if the Toolkits are not available in your classroom.
The strategy practiced in this lesson is Author's Purpose.