Core Curriculum Standard (CCS):
Speaking and Listening
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small or larger groups.
The students will demonstrate the proper listening skills as the teacher reads the story out loud and follow the rules for discussions.
Sammy’s Big Dream Book Read and Color Story Activity Book
Teacher shows the children the book cover of Sammy’s Big Dream. Teacher will ask students based on the pictures what they predict the story is going to be about?
CCS 2RL: Teacher will present vocabulary words that the students will hear in the story. Teacher presents the definition of the word and a visual of the word, synonyms and use the word in context in a sentence. Teacher can use the teacher resources available at SammyRabbit.com. Teacher can make up vocabulary cards as needed to display in a vocabulary chart. Teacher then introduces the title of the story, author and illustrator. Teacher reads the story out loud. After the conclusion of the selection teacher can ask students to think about what the central message of the story was?
Teacher divides the students in groups. (number may vary) Then have students discuss the question (What was the central message of the story?) among themselves and then someone from the group will share out their answer when asked by the teacher.
Children can color a sheet with the Sammy’s Saying “Saving is a Habit!” And/or they can complete a worksheet sheet with vocabulary words from the story. Forms can be found on the Teachers Resource page on SammyRabbit.com.
Did the students listen to the story carefully and follow the discussion rules. (teacher observation)
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MORE TRAINING RESOURCES AND VIDEOS
- It’s a Habit, Sammy Rabbit Author Reading and Free Resources
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- Get in the Habit Song and Free Activities
- Sammy Trainer Center
- Sammy Classroom and Small Group Tips
- Sammy Live Shorts from the Field: Schools, Classrooms, Youth Clubs