Teaching Shapes Using Read-alouds, Visualization, and Sketch to Stretch


  • Aug 14 2010 12:30 PM

    Robert Preston

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  • Aug 7 2010 8:23 AM

    Mary Kay Monson


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This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, encourages strategic reading and real-world math connections using a variety of techniques. Students explore shape and pattern through an adapted sketch to stretch strategy and read-alouds of winter-themed books. In the final session, students apply what they have learned by choosing from a variety of learning center activities. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 2

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics