Read: Star of the Week by Barney Saltzberg - Georgia Picture Book Award Nominee
At the mid-section of the book, illustrate what Stanley is doing. Draw the 'noodle' and turn it into a worm. Draw Polly's squiggle.
At the end:
Do a few more squiggle drawings on the board.
Check-out at mid-time
Watch a book Franklin Goes to School on Tumblebooks
Tops and Bottoms
Use cards to talk about vegetables that grow on top and on bottom.
Discussion of Above and Below (as listed in KDG Curriculum)
Lewis & Clark overview
Show map from last week's lesson
Historical Map from Bookflix > People & Places
Lewis & Clark expedition
Quick intro to Lewis and Clark
Show Google images of Lewis & Clark and Sacagawea
Read some excerpts from Seaman's Journal : On the Trail with Lewis and Clark E EUB
LA - point of view (who writes the book)
Genre - Historical Fiction
Booktalks about series:
Discussion: Booktalks about several series titles in their reading range.
Johnathon London (Froggy),
Mary Pope Osborne (Magic Treehouse), and
Barbara Park (Junie B. Jones).
Matt Christopher (sports)
Read: Myths of Native America - the Dueling Brothers
Discussion: what are myths? Example of different types of myths.
Exercise: Read and discuss the myths and location in the Dewey System.
Materials Needed: books and many examples of Native American texts. 398.2 DAL
Abraham Lincoln Come Home 973.7 BUR
gSlides of story and facts
Image of Teddy Roosevelt looking out window