The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities

The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities
The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities
The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities
The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities
The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities
The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities
The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities
The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Lesson Plan & Google Activities
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A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the nonfiction / informational text mentor text picture book The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh. Great for Veteran's Day, Memorial Day, Remembrance Day and biography studies! Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google Docs.

Lessons and activities focus on:

  • Summarizing key details (4 strategies: narrative retell, timeline, graphic organizer, Somebody Wanted But Then So)
  • close reading for describing illustrations
  • describing character traits
  • comparing and contrasting accounts
  • analyzing the main idea and details

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 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade
  • on chromebooks or iPads for tech classrooms to go paperless

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

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Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
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52 pages
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