This mini-lesson focuses on the story about Katherine Olivia Sessions and how she changed the landscape of San Diego. the story is a non-fiction text and is excellent for women's history month or using as an additional resource to teach drawing conlcusions and/or comparing and contrasting main characters.
This mini-lesson is Common Core Aligned with many third grade standards. including: RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.9, RI.3.1, RI.3.3
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3
**Includes a word-splash (marzano high-yielding strategy) for predicting and setting a purpose.
**Includes a Graphic Organizer for reflection and organization of thoughts
**Includes 6 vocabulary words with practice and cards for stations
-- this graphic organizer is great for literacy stations/ reading centers/ small group--
**Includes an Atlas Discovery on the State of California.
**Includes Handout of questions for discussion.
**Includes Drawing Conclusion organizer for class
**Includes Drawing Conclusion organizer- Answer Key (possible responses)
**Includes Drawing Conclusions BLANK Graphic Organizer.
Created by: Jen Hitchcock
Graphics by: Mycutegraphics.com