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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Harry the Dirty Dog (Sequencing Skill)

Content Objective
Students will demonstrate an understanding of sequence of events.
Language Objective
Students will use sequential language – first, next, then, last – and specific vocabulary (e.g. scrubbing brush, gave a bath) to retell the story.

(Warm-up)

watching online video of actor Betty White reading the story, “Harry the Dirty Dog” at

(Guided Practice-whole group activity)



Materials:
ü  a set of 4 pictures & 4 sentence strips enlarged















ü      Have students place pictures in sequential order.
ü      Have students read each sentence together
(because some of the words might be hard for 1st grade ELLs to read)



(Independent Practice–pair work)
Materials:
ü                  A set of 4 sentence strips & 4 pictures in a zip bag
ü                  Graphic Organizer
ü                  Popsicle sticks that say “I’m a teacher!”

 

 










ü                  Give a pair of students a graphic organizer and 4 sentence strips & four pictures.
ü                  Have them collaborate to place pictures in sequential order.
ü                  Have one student play a teacher; the other, a student.
             T: “A person who gets a teacher stick will be a teacher.”
                 “Teachers are going to take out a piece of sentence strip out of the bag & ask your partner:”What does it say?”  “If your partner has trouble reading the sentence, you will help your partner read it.”
                 “Then, you are going to ask another question:”Where does it go?”
ü                  Have them collaborate to place sentence strips in sequential order
(Teacher will monitor if students are working together.)


üCheck the order of the sentences in a whole group before students glue their sentences on the graphic organizer.



ü       Have each student retell the story looking at those four pictures on the board.
(Lead him/her to use sequential words, First, Next, Then, and Last.)
While a student is retelling, other students are listening to him/her in order to evaluate his/her story using a speaking rubric.

(Interactive Writing)




14 comments:

  1. Wow! This is fantastic. I'm always impressed by teachers that share their efforts. I know this took a lot of work to create. Thank you for sharing with other educators!

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    1. I'm glad that you found it useful~! Since I'm enjoying a lot of free materials that teachers post online, I thought I would share what I made
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  2. Nice work! Thanks for sharing this useful information :) i have been looking for some new ways for teaching my students and these are geat resources!

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    1. Thank you for your comment. I'm going to update more materials soon. Stay in tuned :):)
      Let me know if you need more detailed lesson plans or find trouble downloading worksheets, I can send them to you electronically.

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  3. Thanks for sharing some of your great ideas!

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    1. Thank you so much for your comment. It's my pleasure to see other teachers find my blog useful. Yes, I do love using a lot of illustration and technology for my young ELLs.

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  5. ESOL teachers usually have to make up their own worksheet, adding illustrations to aid in understanding the content. Thanks for sharing your work. I know you put a lot of thoughts and time in to doing this, and it's great that you are sharing for the benefit of all of ESOL teachers out there!

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    1. I have been using a lot of great free ideas and resources made by other teachers. Therefore, I'm more than happy if others can find what I made useful. Thank you so much for your comment.

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  6. Hi Min-Ah! It's YN unni.
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    Fondly,
    YN

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    1. Thank you so much~! I'm going to upload more materials....stay tuned:)

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  7. Marvelous stuff! I'm a librarian in the NYC area, and we've so many kids that can benefit from this kind of thing. I'm going to make sure I pass on this link to my teacher friends as well.

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  8. Thank you so much for your comment :) To me, there is not greater compliment than to have my work passed on to other teachers.

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