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

DRA: 18-20

Guided Reading: J






Math

* 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)

Science

*Talk about the moon. How it can be full and circle-shaped or slim and crescent-shaped. (And sometimes not there at all.)

Literacy

*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.

Games

Guess How Much I Love You Matching game

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3 comments:

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caryn@healthy-family.org said...

Thanks Kelly, for putting this together. I've linked to it in a recent post about free read aloud books for children available online. Congrats on the Masters, btw!

Kelly said...

Thank you!