Finding the" Magic" in Magic Treehouse Series
Teacher will create a padlet for students to respond to the following:
If you could travel to any place that you have read about or seen in a book, where would you go?
Students will type a response to the question on the padlet.
2 Direct Instruction:
Teacher will create a "Toontastic" video of an appropriate book club discussion.
Students will create a noticings chart about the teacher's model of book clubs.
3 Guided/Independent Practice:
Teacher will work with a small group book club for support in reading the text.
Students will read their books to determine the characters, setting, problem, solution.
4 Culuminating Project:
Teacher will work with the small group book club to help create a "Toontastic" about the plot of their book.
Teacher will show each book clubs "Toontastic"
Students will work with their book club group to create a "Toontastic" about the plot of their book.
Students will create a noticings chart to record the similarities and differences in their book and other books in the series by watching the "Toontastic" created by other groups.
Key Standards Supported
|RL.3: Key Ideas and Details|
|RL.3.1||Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.|
|RL.3.2||Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.|
|RL.3.3||Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.|
|Craft and Structure|
|RL.3.4||Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.|
|RL.3.5||Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.|
|RL.3.6||Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.|
|Integration of Knowledge and Ideas|
|RL.3.7||Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).|
|RL.3.8||(Not applicable to literature)|
|RL.3.9||Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).|
|Range of Reading and Complexity of Text|
|RL.3.10||By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.|