Gingerbread Man – introduction of Dictionary, Atlas and Encyclopedia
I can/ know that a Dictionary, Atlas and an Encyclopedia can help me find information [online and print]
Vocabulary: Dictionary, Atlas, Encyclopedia
The Story You Know – DICTIONARY
What is a Sow? I have not heard of this word before.
We could look up what it means in a dictionary – let’s look on an online dictionary
– gingerbread man gets baked
– runs away from
– meets the fox
– cross river
– fox eats gingerbread man
Setting– farm country
Main Character –
Little Gingerbread Men Song
5 Little Gingerbread Men lying on a tray
1 jumped up and ran away…
Shouting, “Catch me! Catch me! if you can…
You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread Man!”
The Gingerbread Girl – a different version from Australia – ATLAS
Where is Australia? We can find this place on a globe or map – atlas.
Do the song.
gingerbread girl takes an airplane
meets platypus & is mean
didn’t like his looks
he tosses her on tail & eats her
ENCYCLOPEDIA – to find out more about these animals
koala. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 28 Nov. 2014
Australia: dingo. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 28 Nov. 2014
kookaburra. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 28 Nov. 2014
kangaroo. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica. Web. 28 Nov. 2014
Stinky Cheese Man — another version
stinky cheese man gets baked
– runs away from
– cross river
doesn’t eat too stinky
Stinky Cheese Man
Kagan numbered heads & Hide the Gingerbread Man by reference book
see index cards —
What resource gives you more facts and information about a topic?
What resource gives you the meaning of the word and how to say it and use it?
What resource shows you where a place[country, state, city] is located?
Tell me a difference between Gingerbread Girl and Gingerbread Man.
Tell me how Stinky Cheese Man and Gingerbread Man are alike.
What is the moral or lesson of the Gingerbread Stories?
Learn Learn Learn
as fast as you can
you can’t fool me
I’m the _ man
continue the cookie theme with the colonial tale
Storytell the Baker’s Dozen
Go to digital lab for keyboard and computer skills
if time play Who Took the Cookie From the Cookie Jar
Lesson 7 & 8
Note: this lesson is a 2 session lesson:
- Session 1 Whole Group Storytelling Part 1 – 3 Gingerbread Stories & Intro to Reference
- Session 2 Whole Group Storytelling Part 2- Folktale & Keyboarding Skills [ order/ spatial]
Big Idea: I can/ know that a dictionary, encyclopedia and atlas can help me find information [online & print]
Learning Objectives: Introduction to refererence sources while comparing 3 folktales
Performance Task: listen to story,sing song, watch video, view an online demo of reference resources, Kagan numbered heads , gingerbread doll game
Makerspace – Gingerbread Games
1.Extention: review plot, main characters and setting as it applies to the featured folktales
2.Technology- watch an online demo of reference resources, practice keyboarding and mouse skills with gingerbread theme
3. Higher Level thinking skills – Compare and contrast folktales, what is the theme/moral of the gingerbread story
4. Kagan – numbered heads on folktale compare & reference
Folktale: German folk tale :Part 1 -Gingerbread Man traditional, Fractured Folktale: Gingerbread Girl & Stinky Cheese Man ,Part 2 -Baker’s Dozen [colonial tale] if time Who Took the Cookie From the Cookie Jar
Cultural Diversity: Folktales from England, Australia, Colonial America