Quick as a cricket writing activities
Create a chart of the different character traits. Animals and Opposites As you do another examination of I'm as Quick as a Cricket, make sure you take time to mention some of the animals and the way they are included in the book.
I don't have either so I improvised.
Quick as a cricket printables
I dumped out the animals onto the kitchen table and the kids played with them during the first reading of "Quick as a Cricket". Explain that the boy thinks he is like a cricket because he is fast and crickets move fast. Students should be sitting a good position in front of me where they can see and wont be distracted. Crazy like a monkey. Ask if anyone has something in mind that theyd like me to add to the list on the board. Students will be handed a paper, then go to their seat and begin working. Say, for example, they are not sure about how to act "tame". I intiated this by reading, "I'm as quick as a cricket" Kids will love to wear their bracelets and fiddle with the beads. Circulate the room to monitor student understanding. I would set the book on the table so that the child could match up her animal with the book. You can explain that not everyone has the same beads or colors of beads on their bracelet or might not be wearing a bracelet! You may mention that someone or something who is "gentle" may act in a similar way. As they fidget with the individual beads, they can remember the feeling that is associated with that bead.
Students will have the opportunity to share their simile page in a morning meeting next week. Featured Book. Students should be sitting a good position in front of me where they can see and wont be distracted.
Before making the empathy bracelets, we read through the book once more. Every two weeks I get a new literacy bag filled with approximately three books. It moves very slowly. Stop to define lark p.
I like to talk I know, most of you are shocked at thisso we talk. Explain the independent practice.
I don't think I need a lesson plan or a big planner full of lesson plans in order to teach. You can generate a class list of general character traits that students can refer to during this activity.
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