This The Day You Begin lesson unit for reading comprehension and writing focuses on the story elements of text connections while reviewing character, setting, as well as problem and solution for the mentor text The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson. This is a great lesson for introducing text connections while learning about our classroom community and their families. Support building a positive classroom environment, make important student connections, and hit the standards with this engaging resource.
The Day You Begin lesson includes:
- a unique craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of comprehension strategy
- book talk questions
- parent connection materials
- Check for Understanding mini-lesson
- lesson plan ideas and more!
Read more about this unit in my blog post: 5 Guided Reading Activities that Celebrate Diversity in the Classroom
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