Monday, July 5, 2010
Guess How Much I Love You Lesson Plan
Little Nutbrown Hare wants to show Big Nutbrown Hare how very much he loves him - but love as big as his is very hard to measure!
Grade Level Equivalent: 3.7
Lexile® measure: 690L
Guided Reading: J
* Get out a tape measure and measure how wide your child’s arms reach and compare it to how wide your arms reach. See how many other things you can measure. (Measurement)
*Carefully page through the book together after reading, count how many mushrooms there are. Count how many butterflies there are. (Counting)
* For older kids, have them write the ratio of the numbers above. Write as a fraction and a percentage. (ratios, fractions, percentages)
*Talk about the moon. How it can be full and circle-shaped or slim and crescent-shaped. (And sometimes not there at all.)
*Have your child describe his own going to sleep routine. Write a personal reader for your child to practice reading.
* Draw a simple tree shape and describe and label the simple parts of a tree—the trunk, branches, leaves, and roots.
*Tell your child just how much you love him and why.
* Older kids can write the comparisons from the story using this worksheet.
Guess How Much I Love You Matching game
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