The Empty Pot by Demi
Read the title of the book. What do you think will happen in this story? Make a prediction. Now read the story. Were you correct? Video: “Summarizing a Story”
Use the handout: “Summary Writing” and complete a summary of this story.
Free write in your writer’s notebook. The child may choose to try making a connection- has the child ever had to be honest, even when it was difficult? What happened?
Handout: “Changing y to i Rules” (Interactive Notebook Page)
Practice cursive handwriting as needed.
Read your just right book for 30 minutes.
Understanding Reading Skills and Strategies
As you read poetry this month, identify the tone and explain how it influences the understanding.
Handout: “Summarizing a Story Answer Key”
Compile Your Notes/Attach Child’s Work
Assemble everything needed for end-of-year portfolio. If using the website, this information can be added at the bottom of the daily lesson guide page.