This is a Strega Nona unit plan that includes 9 lesson plans, 9 activities, and one culminating writing piece. Lessons are easily modified to scaffold to younger readers and extend to older readers.
The lesson plans include suggested vocabulary to be discussed in context, prediction questions, inferential questions, a comprehension skill, an activity of some sort, discussion questions, and writing extensions. The lessons do not rely on previous lessons or future lessons in this unit (with the exception of Strega Nona Her Story as Told to Tomie dePaola).
Comprehension Skills/ Strategies include:
-Cause and Effect
The Tomie dePaola books used are:
-Big Anthony and the Magic Ring
-Strega Nona's Magic Lesson
-Big Anthony His Story
-Strega Nona Her Story as told to Tomie dePaola
-Strega Nona's Harvest
-Strega Nona Does it Again
-Strega Nona Takes a Vacation
-The Strega Nona clip art came from http://theteacherschatterbox.blogspot.com (I purchased the license to use it commercially)
-The font used to make primary ruled lines came from www.dafont.com and is called KG Primary Penmanship Lined (I purchased the license to use it commercially)
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