So far, I have not recycled any of the character lessons -- so I plan on posting on the blog a bunch of these planned character lessons for you to use with your students!
This lesson includes printable activities: Introduction 10 minutes Start the lesson by reading a book or passage of a book to the class that contains examples of figurative language. Sample answers include alliteration and hyperbole.
My Mouth is a Volcano Often students make poor choices in the words they decide to use with peers and adults. By the way, I use this spinner often - usually in games I create for small support groups.
I arranged the sticky notes in a circle on a magnetic white board and put the following magnetic spinner in the middle. Students will be able to identify and use figurative language. Beside the button they draw an up arrow in black.
Saturdays and Teacakes has great examples of figurative language. Continue reading aloud from Saturdays and Teacakes, or any other book that contains a variety of examples of figurative language. Help the class fold their paper into 10 equal panels.
You should end up with 10 equal panels on the paper. Have students repeat what figurative language is, and some types of figurative language.
Challenge students to call out additional kinds of figurative language. Anyone can use a reminder Guided Lessons are digital games and exercises that keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step. This time I used the book My Mouth is a Volcano in 2nd grade. His words begin to wiggle, and then they do the jiggle.
They keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step. This guided lesson uses exercises and techniques targeted to building vocabulary. Each student is given a button and an index card. Point out examples of figurative language as you find them in the text.
Have students who need more of a challenge complete their panel comic strips with at least one example of each type of figurative language, one famous American as a main character, at least two minor characters, a clear setting, and a clear plot.
Read the text aloud to the class. If they draw a response, I will write what they are describing in the drawing on the work-page.My Mouth is a Volcano is one my favorite books to read at the beginning of the year to help curb the interrupting and blurting out!
This year I made a cute little craftivity to extend our learning after this read-aloud. We always talk about why it. By Morgan Ramsay This is a cute book that students can create when you are introducing the concept of telling time.
They write in the times for the activity on each page and then they draw the hands on the clock. Language Arts Lesson - "My Mouth is a Volcano" Are you familiar with this children's book?. My Mouth Is A Volcano presents the opportunity for great character development discussions, such as respect and taking turns.
As we know, a class that respects each other allows for much greater and effective peer collaboration. This product is a writing and craft to go along with My Mouth is a Volcano, which is a story about interrupting/yelling out.
It contains: Teacher directions Student directions Cover page for story Writing template for story 2 other writing templates 1 craftivity to go along with templates Enjoy!
"My Mouth Is A Volcano!" Writing Activity [FREEBIE!]. Morgan Ramsay. Use this activity with the book "My Mouth Is A Volcano!" By Julia Cook. It is such a fun way to help students with a talking problem and to encourage them to let others share/wait their turn. Kindergarten through third depending on how deep you go.Download