Unit Plan for the Book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

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1st, 2nd, 3rd
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This unit plan is geared for 1st and 2nd grade for the book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. There are lessons for language arts and mathematics. At the end of the unit, there is a test that includes multiple choice, short response, fill in the blank, and written answers. There are student pages that go with each activity. There are also IEP and Gifted and Talented extension activities.

Big Ideas:
Explain how words can hurt and the effects of bullying
Students will learn the origin and meanings behind their name
Students will learn the meanings of vocabulary words from the story Chrysanthemum
Assess knowledge of previously taught vocabulary words
Monitor student comprehension
Students will determine the difference between a fact and an opinion
Students will compare and contrast two stories written by the same author
Students will create a graph based on collected data
Students will make predictions about data
Students will use addition to add the value of their names
Students will predict whose name is worth the most
Assess student comprehension over the story Chrysanthemum

Lessons:
Connecting with Chrysanthemum
The Power of Words
Chrysanthemum’s Name Investigation
Vocabulary Match
Have a Ball
Determine the Facts
Same and Different
What’s in a Name?
Add a Name
Chrysanthemum Assessment

Key Unit Assessment(s):
Connecting with Chrysanthemum
The Power of Words
Chrysanthemum’s Name Investigation
Vocabulary Match
Chrysanthemum Story Elements
Is it a Fact?
Same and Different
What’s in a Name?
Add a Name
Chrysanthemum Unit Test
Extra Credit
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52
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Unit Plan for the Book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Unit Plan for the Book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Unit Plan for the Book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Unit Plan for the Book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
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