LESSON FOUR: Digestion-Part 2
Students continue to read the text from the past lesson. Vocabulary development is the first step of this lesson. Students complete a picture chart to show the digestive process.
R1E Develop and apply decoding strategies to problem-solve unknown words when reading.
R1C Develop vocabulary through text using base words, classroom resources, and context clues.
W3B Identify important information in text.
§ Source of Literature
o What Happens to a Hamburger
o Overhead projector
o Rivet overhead
o Picture This Activity, overhead transparency
§ Handouts provided
o Picture This
§ Words to know
o base words
o context clues
o decoding strategies
Students complete the “Picture This” Activity to create a visual description of digestion using key vocabulary and important information from the text. The teacher models this on an overhead for students and help students determine four phases of digestion. A detailed example has been included.
The vocabulary and the content of this book become increasingly more difficult as the text progresses. Depending on the time of the year, you may choose to read this text in one of the following ways: teacher read aloud, partner reading, or independent reading.