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Washington Irving’s, The Headless Horseman, gives students an opportunity to read a legend - a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated. The text used in this activity is from the series Step Into Reading (A Step 2 Book, Grades 1-3) Washington Irving’s The Headless Horseman. Adapted by Natalie Standiford and Illustrated by Donald Cook
The files are numbered as a suggestion for the order in which to teach this lesson on reading and responding to the book The Headless Horseman.
1. Vocabulary Words Quick Read PowerPoint:
2. Vocabulary Words Quick Read Document:
3. Vocabulary Words Definitions Word Document:
4. Vocabulary Words Student Activity
5. Vocabulary Words, Definitions and practice with analogies in a
6. Who, What, When, Where, Why, How questions
7. Students respond to who, what, when, where, why questions in
8. How do the characters respond to events and challenges-
9. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas-Students are asked to
respond to the meaning of a variety of statements on a graphic
10. Summarizing activity in the form of a PowerPoint-To help
students summarize in one sentence (two at the
most) the events that happened on the designated pages.
11.Three Block Graphic Organizer where students must write the
main characters, genre, and short summary of the book, The
12.Whole Class Sequencing Activity-students to work together to
separate the cards into the BEGINNING, MIDDLE, AND END of
13.Answer Key for Whole Class Sequencing Activity
14.Sequencing Activity for Individual Students.
15.Writing Piece - Opinion
•Students work together in pairs or small groups
•Using a graphic organizer, student work together to
document evidence from the book on who they think was the
16.Writing Piece – Opinion
17.Assessment: Game for two Teams
18. Study Guide Plan that specifies lessons aligned
with the CCSS