On our first read, we discussed the structure and key words. This is PERFECT for sequencing as the author uses the days of the week to anchor each part of the story. #thankyoufortheliteraryelements
As a responding to literature activity, we wrote about planning our own fiestas!
Here we are sharing our final projects with a buddy. The kiddos also utilized a self checking rubric to check their work before handing it in to me. You can grab this activity here!
We also learned about onomatopoeia’s and how authors use these types of words to enhance the experience in the story. We used the book, Dinosauraumpus (Which you can find here) to demonstrate the use of sound words. After discussing what onomatopoeia’s were, I gave each student a sticky note. As I read the book, students wrote down the sound words they heard.
Later they used their mini word bank to write a sentence using one of the sound words from the story.
Then they created an illustration to match their sentence.
The kiddos LOVED creating their own “comic” of their sentence.
I’ll be back tomorrow to share about our Africian American inventors project AND what we’ve been up to in math!