Put me in the zoo writing activities
Instead, they suggest a new home for their spotted friend.
Students as text-users: explore purposes of text - letter writing. They can also work on story maps individually. As you read, stop and ask questions to encourage understanding.
Show them a few pages in Eric Carle's From Head to Toe and encourage them to pretend to be the animal and make the movements that are listed. Then attach the post it notes with numbers onto the standing signs. Word recognition- Before you read the book, take time to write the color words from the story on blank index cards in their appropriate color.
Zoo fine motor activities
You can show some pictures or non-fiction books about zoos to stimulate prior knowledge. Ask students to identfiy how this information will help in the planning and organising of our excursion. Intermediate Provide sentence stems for students to utilize as they share their thinking. Continue - to give students practise hearing and writing phonemes. Ask the students questions like: Which animal did I put in the zoo? Assessment 10 minutes Have your students retell the story in various methods of their choosing, e. On a separate set of cards color a circle of each color. The circus- The children suggest to their spotted friend that he join the circus instead of the zoo. Beginning Provide graphic organizers for students to use when retelling the story. Word recognition- Before you read the book, take time to write the color words from the story on blank index cards in their appropriate color. When he's kicked out, he strikes up a conversation with two children, expressing his wish to be in the zoo and demonstrating all of the amazing things he can do with his spots. Watch this video for highlights of the Ringling Brothers circus.
What was different about him from the other animals at the zoo?
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