Lesson Plan

Reading Workshop

Non-Fiction Reading Strategies
Patricia B.
Technology coordinator
Old Bonhomme Elementary School
St. Louis, United States
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Students will be able to... 

Practice reading strategies through independent Reading

Ask and answer text related questions

Identify parts of a story, main idea, and make predictions,

Make short term reading goals

Make a reading plan

English Language Arts
Grades 1
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook Attention Getter:

Activity: Presenting


Teacher reviews past reading strategies and introduces new strategy using Anchor charts, and sticky notes.

Each post it is an example of a reading strategy, ex: 

 1. Take a Sneak Peek Before Reading
  2. Stop and Study Each Page
  3. Notice the Text Features
  4. Chat About a Page in the Book
  5. Think About What Might Come Next

Student Instructions

Students reviews the strategy, and practices with a buddy partner. 

2 Put it into Action

Teachers will give students individual reading assignments.  Have students practice reading their assignments.

Teach students how to search for and open the Seesaw App.


Student Instructions

Students will practice reading their reading assignments. 

Students will use the Seesaw APP