KINDERGARTEN LESSON PLANS: WEEK 21 Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade!

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans: Close Reading

Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed is such a great book about random acts of kindness.  I have used in my classroom for years and my class loves it! Naturally, we had to include it in our Engaging Readers Series!   Remember, you don’t have to use these books in order.  For example, this book is included in our December Engaging Readers, but there is nothing the dictates that it has to only be used in December.

Mary finds blueberries and decides to pick them and anonymously gifts them to her neighbor, Mrs. Bishop. This starts a chain reaction.

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

That reaches so many!

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans: Comprehension

The week starts with the students making a prediction.

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

On Tuesday, we work on recalling text details.  Since this story may be difficult to recall in order, we have students sort cards that are “In the Story” or “Not in the Story.”

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

Then they place them in their notebook as well.

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

We continue on the week by working on inferring and making connections.

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

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Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans: Extending the Learning

A fun extension is to have students use dominos to demonstrate a chain reaction.

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

You may want to also start a school-wide kindness activity. A link is added for the act of kindness. Thank you Jennifer Gibbson for this picture!

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans:  Center Ideas

There are also math and literacy centers that go with this book.  They are differentiated!  SWEET!

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

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LESSON PLANS

You may download these lesson plans for kindergarten PDF or an editable template.  I have used Hello Literacy Fonts (which are free for non-commercial use).  You may want to download her fonts and install them on your computer first.  This way the formatting will not be off.  Naturally, you can change the fonts if you prefer. Download these plans by clicking HERE or on the image below.

Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

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Ordinary Marys Extraordinary Deed Lesson Plans and Ideas for kindergarten and first-grade. Reading comprehension, responding to literature and more! Inferring, making connections, retelling text details too! #readingcomprehension #kindergartenreadinglessons #kindergartenwriting

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Deedee Wills

Deedee Wills

My teaching career allowed me to experience teaching in different classroom environments and grades. My heart belongs to early childhood education. My job is to make teaching FUN, ENGAGING, and EASIER. Welcome!

Hi, I'm DeedeE.

My teaching career allowed me to experience teaching in different classroom environments and grades. My heart belongs to early childhood education. My job is to make teaching FUN, ENGAGING, and EASIER. Welcome!
 

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