This lesson uses tall tale read alouds to reinforce the common elements, or text structure, of tall tales. As the text is read aloud, students examine the elements of the book that are characteristic of tall tales. Then using what they've learned, they write and perform tall tales of their own.
Students will learn what a preposition is and it's relationship to other words in the sentence. They will identify the preposition, prepositional phrase, and direct object in a given paragraph. They will look at pictures and compose sentences to describe the pictures using prepositional phrases. Finally, they will compose their own sentences with prepositional phrases and act them out on video. They will be getting feedback from classmates before turning in final work.
This resource was created by Jenna McAfee, in collaboration with Dawn DeTurk, Hannah Blomstedt, and Julie Albrecht, as part of ESU2's Integrating the Arts project. This project is a four year initiative focused on integrating arts into the core curriculum through teacher education, practice, and coaching.
This Remote Learning Plan was created by Beth Einspahr in collaboration with Eileen Barks as part of the 2020 ESU-NDE Remote Learning Plan Project. Educators worked with coaches to create Remote Learning Plans as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The attached Remote Learning Plan is designed for Grade 5 Writing students. Students will write a variety of complete sentences and sentence types using correct grammar conventions. This Remote Learning Plan addresses the following NDE Standards: 5.2.1.d, e, f, h.