Chrysanthemum Lesson Plans for Kindergarten!
This back-to-school book is great for the beginning of the year. I added a free name activity that your students will love! Math and literacy center ideas are also included in this blog post.
Chrysanthemum Lesson Plans for Kindergarten and First Grade! This is a great book to use for the beginning of the year. You can find the book by clicking HERE. (affiliate).
Chrysanthemum Lesson Plans: Close ReadingThis is one of our favorite books in our Engaging Readers Series. For this book, student practice:
- making predictions
- recalling text details/retell
- character study/connections
- opinion writing.
Chrysanthemum Lesson Plans: Compare and Contrast
One of the comprehension lessons that we include in this unit is comparing the characters in these two Kevin Henkes books: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse and Chrysanthemum.
This is how we set up our comparison anchor chart.
Here are a few of the student response pages for this activity.
You can see these kindergarten students made their meaning known through their illustrations. It is important to remember that the power of these units are in the discussions that take place during the interactive read aloud. Students work with their reading partner as they dig deeper into the details and meaning of each text.
Here are a few first grade reading response samples from the inferring and opinion writing activities.
At the beginning of the year, most of the conversation centers around concepts about print (what are letters, words, spaces, punctuation…).
Free Chrysanthemum Lesson Plan Name Activity
If you scroll to the end of this blog post, you will find a free download for this name activity.
Other Centers for This Week
SEESAW Preloaded School Themed Centers
Here are a few of the other centers we introduce this week.
These are few of the Back To School Seesaw centers that students can complete on an iPad.
Each set of Seesaw centers are preloaded for you, so all you have to do is assign them. There are roughly 20 pages per theme, so this will keep students engaged over several days to a week.
Here are few more of the color centers from this week.
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