Awful Waffle Story Structure
Teacher will bring in frozen waffles and toast them to have class sample a waffle. Teacher will then lead a whole class discussion about waffles and ask for students input about what they think waffles are made from. Teacher will talk about what an ingredient is and how to use ingredients to make certain foods. Teacher will read aloud the story, “Awful Waffles”, to the students as they sit on the carpet and listen. Each student will have the book, “Awful Waffles” to follow along with as teacher reads.Teacher will stop when necessary and expand upon the story, pointing out the beginning, middle and end.
Teacher will model how to complete graphic organizer with story title, characters, setting, and the beginning, middle and end of the “Awful Waffle” story.
Students will work to complete graphic organizer, looking and reading in the text as necessary to fill in beginning, middle and end of the story.
Students have previously been paired with another student in the class based on reading levels. There are “A” partners and “B” partners. The “A” partner is the stronger reader.Teacher will walk around and observe partner groups sharing their ideas of the “Awful Waffle” story structure, listening for the correct timeline of events in the story.
Students will collaborate with their partner to come up with a story structure they both agree upon and combining both graphic org
Teacher will instruct students and their partner to retell the “Awful Waffle” story using the Toontastic app to recreate the story using their own imagination.
Students will work with their partner and create a comic strip to retell the key details in the story.
Each student will have a Chrome Book, and each student has been assigned an Accelerated Reader log in ID and password.Teacher will instruct students to log in to the Accelerated Reader program. As a class, teacher will read each question aloud as students enter their response in to the AR system. Then teacher will review results for comprehension of the story. Then, partner groups will present their comic strips to the whole class.
Students will log in to the accelerated reader program and take quiz on the book, “Awful Waffles.” Next, with their partner, students will present the comic strip they created to retell the story to the rest of the class.
Key Standards Supported
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.