Big Topic: Can you predict by looking at the illustrations what will happen next.
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Place in Kagan style tables
illustrations, illustrator, picture book
Read the story the 7 Blind Mice from India.
Show India on online atlas and globe – do hand motions for globe and atlas.
Song : 5 little mice
Five little mice came out to play,
gathering crumbs along the way
along came a kittycat sleek and fat,
and only 4 little mice came back
Four little mice… etc.
Mouse Views book – predict what comes next.
Game: What is this?
bag and blindfold – using sense of touch
Higher Thinking: If you were blind , could you see colors. What are colors?
Reflect: When you look at a picture book – do the illustrations help you tell the story- do colors help you feel the story? What is your favorite color?
If time –
Library Mouse Song
It’s a Book or Library Mouse
Big Topic: Predictions – I can use illustrations [ pictures] to predict what comes next in the story
Learning Objectives: look at illustrations to make predictions and identify patterns, AR Color groups
Performance Task – listen to stories, blindfold game – can you feel colors
Folktale: Indian folk tale: 7 Blind Mice, Nursery Tale : 5 little mice song,
NF- Mouse Views and Animal Colors [NF]
Cultural Diversity: Folktale from India
Differentiated: storytelling, song, physical body movements, Kagan numbered heads
Higher Thinking – If you were blind , could you see colors. What are colors?
LAFS R.LK.3.1 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in the story.
LAFS K RL3.7 With Prompting describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear.