Rosie Revere, Engineer activities and lesson plan ideas
Rosie Revere, Engineer activities and lesson plan ideas
Rosie Revere, Engineer activities and lesson plan ideas
Rosie Revere, Engineer activities and lesson plan ideas
Rosie Revere, Engineer activities and lesson plan ideas
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Rosie Revere, Engineer activities and lesson plan ideas

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Our Rosie Revere, Engineer Activities are now digital for distance learning with editable teaching slides and worksheets based on Andrea Beaty'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

☐ making predictions

☐ summarize / retell

☐ visualizing

☐ comparing and contrasting

☐ analyzing character

☐ analyzing illustrations

☐ making connections

☐ plot | problem - solution

☐ author's purpose

☐ rhyme | rhythm | repetition

 

◼️ SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING TOPICS

☐ patience

☐ self-esteem

☐ best-effort

☐ perseverance

☐ growth mindset

☐ positive self-talk

 

◼️ GRAMMAR & LANGUAGE CONCEPTS

☐ prepositions

☐ verb tense

☐ adjectives

☐ compound words

☐ homophones

 

SUMMARY OF THE MENTOR TEXT:

The book Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty is the story of a young girl named Rosie that dreams of becoming an engineer when she grows up.

She spends her time creating all kinds of inventions but eventually hides them from her family and friends because she is embarrassed that they will be failures.

One day, her Aunt Rose comes to visit and teaches Rosie that failure is part of success. She inspires Rosie to keep working on her inventions and not to give up when they are not successful at first.

This is an inspiring story for students about growth mindset and perseverance. Students will enjoy hearing about Rosie’s inventions and listening to the upbeat rhyme in this book.

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