I'm Not Just a Scribble activities and lesson plan ideas
I'm Not Just a Scribble activities and lesson plan ideas
I'm Not Just a Scribble activities and lesson plan ideas
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I'm Not Just a Scribble activities and lesson plan ideas

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Our I'm Not Just a Scribble Activities are now digital for distance learning with editable teaching slides and worksheets based on Diane Alber's book. Read aloud the picture book then use the printables or go paperless with Google or Seesaw to practice standards-based skills.

 

THIS READING UNIT FOCUSES ON USING THE MENTOR TEXT TO TEACH:

◼️ READING STRATEGIES

☐ analyzing character

☐ point of view

☐ analyzing illustrations

☐ making connections

☐ asking and answering questions

☐ author's purpose

☐ rhyme, rhythm and repetition

☐ identifying theme, message or moral

 

◼️ SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING TOPICS

☐ advocacy

☐ apologizing

☐ diversity

☐ forgiveness

☐ positive self talk

 

◼️ GRAMMAR & LANGUAGE CONCEPTS

☐ nouns

☐ action verbs

☐ adjectives

☐ quotation marks

 

SUMMARY OF THE MENTOR TEXT:

The story I’m Not Just a Scribble… is about a Scribble who looks a little bit different than the other pictures, but knows that he special.

Throughout the story, Scribble goes to different pictures and asks if he can play with them. The pictures say no and point out that scribble looks different than them and is more messy and colorful. Scribble stays true to himself and does not let them get him down.

At the end of the story, the other pictures apologize the Scribble and ask him to play with them. The pictures create a big, beautiful picture because they are all working together.

Students will love this story about diversity and staying true to oneself.

THIS COLLECTION OF ACTIVITIES and LESSON IDEAS INCLUDES:

 Comprehension Questions categorized by reading strategy; text-dependent
 Social-Emotional Learning guidance lesson ideas & discussion topics based on the story
 Vocabulary Activities with kid-friendly definitions
 Grammar Topics selected to align with the text
 Focus Sentences use the book & author's craft as a mentor text to improve writing
 Lesson Planner summary, background info and planning space

 Story Mapping Printable identify character, setting, problem and solution

 Making Words Activity Page use any word from the book

 Focus Sentence copy work, identifying elements of the sentence, rewriting)

 Design a New Book Cover demonstrate understanding of the text by creating an illustration

 Predicting Activity primary-ruled and wider-ruled versions
 Summarizing Somebody → Wanted → But → Then → Finally

 Comparing and Contrasting using a Venn Diagram

 Cause and Effect analyze how events affect one another

 Visualization illustrate visualizations from the story and support thinking with text-based evidence

 Making Connections identify text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections

 Thematic Writing Paper Use with the Writing Prompts... Makes a Great Bulletin Board

 2 Sequencing Activities First → Next → Then → Last and Beginning → Middle → End

 2 Vocabulary Activities Vocabulary Booklet and Word Mapping

 2 Character Trait Activities listing traits and supporting traits with text-based evidence
 30 Text-Based Writing Prompts 3 prompts for each of the following types of writing:

  • narrative
  • persuasive / opinion
  • descriptive
  • expository / informative
  • creative / story writing
  • procedure / how-to
  • list-making
  • letter / postcard writing
  • poem
  • book reviews

INCLUDED DIGITAL ACTIVITIES:

➜ 5 Teaching Slides to use for instruction (add questions, vocabulary, instructions, etc)

➜ 15 Student Pages for use in Google™️ Classroom or as editable files to create customized printables