You Are Home by Evan Turk Lesson Plan & Google Activities
1st - 4th, Homeschool
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A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the nonfiction poem mentor text book You Are Home by Evan Turk. Great for Earth Day, national parks, environmental and poetry studies! Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google Docs.
Lessons and activities focus on:
- analyzing key details
- comparing and contrasting
- identifying main idea and details
- integrating knowledge from multiple sources
- close reading for text structure / poem structure
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
- Distance Learning or Virtual Learning environments
- Great for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade
- on chromebooks or iPads for tech classrooms to go paperless
Your first, second, third or fourth grade students will love this story!
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.