Horton Hatches the Egg
TEACHER Anne Girven
|| 3 weeks
Achievement Objective Being Assessed
| Listening to texts
|| Listen and respond to Dr Seuss texts and relate them to personal experience.
| Interpersonal Speaking
|| Talk about personal experiences related to the story of Horton the elephant.
| Using texts
|| Retell a favourite story.
| Exploring Language
|| Identify, describe, and use some commonly used verbal and non-verbal features in a range of texts, and begin to adapt spoken language to an audience.
| Thinking Critically
|| Identify, clarify, and question meanings in spoken texts, drawing on personal background, knowledge, and experience.
Supporting Achievement Objective
| Close Reading
|| Respond to language and meanings in texts.
Teacher Background Reading
TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES
Select and adapt these learning activities to best meet the needs of your students, and to fit the time available:
Learning task 1
Learning task 2
Learning task 3
Retell Horton Hatches the Egg or one of the other stories read during the unit. Students will work with a partner, discuss roles eg Horton, Mayzie. Allow student times to practise their retell. Students share with the class.
assessment (RTF 11KB)
self_assessment (RTF 339KB)
- Seuss, Dr. Horton Hatches the Egg (1998) Harper Collins
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