Last week we read non-fiction text about the rainforest. We took virtual field trips through Google Earth and the world wide web to explore rainforest around the world. We googled pictures of plants and animals that live and grow in the forest and learned about life there. Tell me at least two facts (in a complete s
This week we read another folktale from Jamaica titled: Tiger and Anansi. This story involved trickery just like last week's read aloud Fox, Alligator, and Rabbit. It also has lesson for its readers. Tell me about the lesson this story taught. What did you learn? Share details to support your response! (Justify... you can move your clip to Evaluate on our Digging to China Chart with good details)!
This week we read a folktale from Jamaica about a fox, alligator and a rabbit. The story did not have a good ending. Remember, rabbit could not get back across the river because of the alligator and since she tricked the fox, he would not help her. This left us with a cliffhanger! We wanted to know what was going to happen! I want you to retell this story to your parents and then together CREATE an ending for this story. Will rabbit find her way home? I cannot wait to see what you come up with!
Here your child will have an opportunity to respond to a story that we read in class. This is a great way to get your child thinking about text & building his/her comprehension! Please encourage them to take part in this activity!