Sonia Sotomayor by Jonah Winter Lesson Plan and Google Activities

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Description

A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the biography mentor text book Sonia Sotomayor A Judge Grows In The Bronx by Jonah Winter and Edel Rodriguez. This book can also be found in Spanish under the title Sonia Sotomayor La juez que crecio en el Bronx. Activities are in English and Spanish! This is a great book for teaching about perseverance / grit or for Hispanic Heritage Month! Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google Docs.

Lessons and activities focus on:

  • Summarizing key details (4 strategies: Timeline, Narrative Retell, Somebody Wanted But Then So, and Story Map)
  • investigation
  • analyzing author's craft and figurative language
  • close reading for author's message/lesson
  • main idea and details
  • comparing and contrasting using a Venn diagram

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
  • Great for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade
  • Google Classroom Distance learning / virtual learning
  • on chromebooks or iPads for tech classrooms to go paperless

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

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Standards

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.
Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.

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