The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything
1 Hook/Attention Getter
To gain students attention, there will a pair of shoes, a pair of pants, a shirt, a pair of gloves, a hat, and a pumpkin scattered throughout the room.
Students will be asked to wander through the classroom looking for the mystery items. They will then think-pair-share with their neighbor about what they think the mystery items mean.
2 Direct Instruction (Day One)
Read aloud The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams, Illustrated by Megan Lloyd.
3 Guided Practice (Day Two)
- Review story using YouTube, either read aloud or song.
- Conduct mini lesson on inflectional endings.
- In partners, students will manipulate words with inflectional endings using the ABC Magnetic app.
4 Independent Practice
- Review elements of a story, action verbs, and the story The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
Create own story using Toontastic, incorporating story elements and action verbs using correct inflectional endings.
Key Standards Supported
Identify frequently occurring root words (e.g., look) and their inflectional forms (e.g., looks, looked, looking).
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.