Egg-citing Decorations Research to discover different ways to decorate egg shells. Have the children substantiate their opinions with passages from the text.
Ask students to discuss why making text-to-text connections can help them better understand the story.
Then, after a read-aloud and comparison of the texts, they complete a character study using the vocabulary words and an online tool to create character trading cards. Students will use this interactive tool to become an expert on Patricia Polacco and the vocabulary from her books.
Also, if your class has a "block corner," provide children with empty paper towel or empty tissue paper rolls and clay and challenge them to incorporate "onion domes" into their block buildings.
Ask students to think about parts of the story that reminded them of experiences in their own lives. Keep in mind that the narrator of Chicken Sunday is not given a name so students will have to make up a name for this person.
Use a chart pad to record adjectives designed to paint a personality profile. Visit a local craft store and begin experimenting with various media and techniques e. Tell the class that this story is about a woman who uses the Ukrainian art of egg painting to prepare beautiful eggs for an Easter festival.
Give several students the opportunity to share these experiences. Ask them to make connections among these texts and the ones they read for this lesson. Interactive, time-efficient strategies to teach meaning vocabulary.
To complete egg trees, tie a ribbon on the end of each branch. She also has an eye for the wonders of nature, so it is no surprise when she befriends an injured goose she names Rechenka.
Pair up students and have them share a text-to-self connection with both books. How do the two structures compare in appearance? Allow each child a chance to decorate a number of eggs.Welcome to the world of collaborative bookmaking!
This fun and simple early writing experience uses favorite picture book Rechenka’s Eggs by Patricia Polacco as a springboard to create delightful class-made books. Rechenka's Eggs: Book Companion The month of Marc and April has such fabulous books (especially spring books), and I'm happy to offer a book companion for this Easter read aloud, Rechenka's Eggs!4/5(14).
Provide each student with one copy of the Rechenka's Eggs Activity Sheet printable. Then, have children reread the book in order to record each "miracle" Babushka notices (e.g., the caribou visit, Rechenka's eggs for the festival, caribou mothers and calves, Rechenka's gosling).
This lesson uses Chicken Sunday and Rechenka's Eggs to teach second- through fourth-grade students new words while deepening their comprehension, encouraging text-to-self and text-to-text connections, and helping them study characters.
Students use the Semantic Impressions and Possible Sentences strategies to write about the books. This lesson plan will help students describe the setting and determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in context while reading ''Rechenka's Eggs'' by Patricia Polacco.
Rechenka's Eggs is a lovely story about an old woman who paints beautiful designs on eggs for the annual Easter festival in Moskva (Old Moscow), and a wounded goose that falls from the sky, The illustrations are exquisite and the story is emotionally engaging/5.Download