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Snippets picture book is a great interactive read aloud. Use the story to introduce regular and irregular shapes as well as incorporate a lesson about embracing each person’s unique personality.
This low prep resource for Snippets a Story about Paper Shapes by Diane Alber includes activity sheets that support standard reading skills as well as enhance discussion about growth mindset, building a community, and inclusion. You may not have time to complete every activity included in this resource; pick and choose a few that work for your group.
CCSS (3rd grade)
Build a house with regular shapes and add snippets community building activity
Story elements activity page
Main character chart (how does red square change)
Compare/contrast Snippet and red square
Make a pattern with a square and triangle
Regular and irregular polygons
Facial expression in picture books
Teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples included for all handouts. Suggestions to adapt the activity ideas for younger ages (K/1st grade).
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picture book, mentor text, growth mindset, STEAM