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Read-along informational texts - Shared reading - food
Kindergarten (K) - ELA
- Students will identify the main topic of a text about food.
- Students will retell key details of the text by answering questions.
- Students will listen actively to the passage.
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Ticket Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Picture book about food
- Whiteboard and markers
- Main topic
- Key details
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5 AND 1 INTERVENTIONS
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- Display the picture book and ask students what they think it might be about.
- Introduce the vocabulary words.
- Read the book aloud, stopping occasionally to ask questions about the main topic and key details.
- Model retelling key details by summarizing what you just read.
- Discuss what the main topic of the text is.
- Divide students into small groups and provide each group with a copy of the book.
- Instruct students to read the book together and discuss the main topic and key details.
- Circulate around the room to provide support and guidance as needed.
- Instruct students to choose a different book about food and read it independently.
- Instruct students to write down the main topic and at least three key details from the text.
- Monitor students' progress and provide support as needed.
- Have students select a book or article about food to read with a parent or caregiver.
- After reading, ask the student to identify the main topic of the text and retell key details.
- Provide a list of questions related to the text and have the student answer them orally or in writing.
- Encourage students to share their reading experience and key details with the class during the next lesson.
- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Instruct students to write down the main topic of the book they read and one key detail.
- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor students' understanding of identifying the main topic and key details of a text about food.
- The exit ticket and progress monitoring assessments will be used to determine students' mastery of the skill.
- Ask students to share one key detail they learned about food from the book they read.
- Review the importance of understanding the main topic and key details of a text.
- Students can create their own book about food, including the main topic and key details.
- Students can write a paragraph summarizing the book they read.
- For students who struggle with reading, provide a simplified version of the book or use picture cues to help them understand.
- For students who need extra support, provide a graphic organizer to help them identify the main topic and key details of the text.
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- Use visual aids to help students understand the text.
- Provide plenty of opportunities for discussion and questioning.
- Use real-world examples to make the lesson more relatable.
- Confusing main topic with details.
- Focusing too much on minor details instead of the main topic.
- Difficulty comprehending complex texts.
Common Core Standard:
RL.K.2 - With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
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