LESSON FIVE: Digestion-Part 3 (this lesson may take two sessions)
Students learn vocabulary and read to comprehend important information in text.
R1E Develop and apply decoding strategies to problem-solve unknown words when reading.
W3B Identify important information in text.
§ Source of Literature
o What Happens to a Hamburger
o Skein of string, yarn, or rope
o ABC Brainstorm Activity Sheet copies for students and overhead transparency
o Vocabulary Square Activity Sheet copies for students and overhead
o Overhead projector
§ Handouts provided
o ABC Brainstorm Activity Sheet
o Vocabulary Square Activity Sheet
o Three Step Summary Sheet
§ Words to know
o decoding strategies
Students complete a Three Step Sheet that will cover the day’s text. Assessment Scoring Guide
3 1/ times the length of this child Note: if time allows, all students might enjoy this activity.
How do you think 21 feet of intestines fits inside the body?
Have you ever seen an x-ray of your body?
Model the appropriate way to use an ABC Activity Guide using an overhead or large chart paper. Write a word that is from the text and related to digestion. New words or interesting words are added on the line for their initial letter.
For example, model words such as small intestine, large intestine, and tube.
Teacher assistance may be needed in the definition box of the Vocabulary Square Activity Sheet if classroom dictionaries have multiple meanings.
Option: in the same box, have students write the guidewords from the top of the dictionary page where the word is found instead of them writing the definition.