English Language Arts Grade 2
Reading: Literature Standard 3
Students will create thought bubbles for either the brother or the sister from Patricia Polacco's story "My Rotten, Red-Headed, Older Brother".
Students will construct speech or thought bubbles for either the brother or the sister of My Rotten, Red-Headed, Older Brother. After speech bubbles are constructed, students will exchange bubbles and act out the character it fits. As students guess the character being represented, place the speech bubble by the right character on a T-chart.
6. Communicate clearly in oral, artistic, written, and nonverbal form.
Invitation to Learn
Show a picture of a person from a magazine or book. What do you think this person might be saying or thinking?
Read a book tonight. What might the character think or say?
See that speech bubbles are identified correctly.