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Lesson Plans

Reading: Literature Standard 3

With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
  • Author Study of Patricia Polacco's Family Stories
    Patricia Polacco's family stories provide an interesting and neutral way to begin discussions about families. Students can make connections from their own family experiences to some of her family experiences.
  • Fairy Tale Maps
    Students will begin to understand the concept of maps by describing the path that Little Red Riding Hood took on the way to Grandma's house.
  • Tortoise and Hare Races
    Using the The Tortoise and the Hare fable students will learn basic map skills.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Sara  Wiebke and see the Language Arts - Elementary website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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