This Reading Literature: Introduction to Eagle Song lesson plan also includes:
- Grade 4 ELA Module 1, Unit 2 Overview
- Grades 3 - 5 ELA Curriculum: Appendix 1: Teaching Practices and Protocals
- Answer Key
- Graphic Organizer
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What are two effective visible thinking strategies for connecting prior knowledge to a great story? Chalk talks and answering text-dependent questions are used to introduce learners to the book, Eagle Song. These strategies provide 4th graders with the academic vocabulary that will enable them have meaningful and focused literature discussions. The plan is concisely worded and a practical working guide for teachers. Note: This activity is one of many in a larger unit that supplements social studies curriculum in New York state.