Reading about Freaky Frogs: “The Water-Holding Frog"

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Boost reading comprehension skills with a lesson all about freaky frogs. A poem hooks scholars and takes them into a reading of an informational text followed by peer discussions. A three-page worksheet focuses on text features and evidence as participants take notes, answer questions, and complete a graphic organizer.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Paste unit worksheets in an interactive notebook for learners to access and reference easily 
  • Make the closing/reflection piece a written Exit Ticket
  • Allow early finishers to start homework portions of the lesson in class after they complete other tasks
Classroom Considerations
  • The eighth lesson is part of a unit consisting of 13 lessons
  • Materials are required from past lessons
  • Some parts of the worksheet are assigned as homework
  • The plan follows the same routine as previous lessons; therefore, learners are familiar with what is expected of them 
  • Cooperative learning strategies are incorporated throughout the lesson
  • Instructional strategies for multiple types of learners are provided 
  • None
Common Core