By Pamela Chanko
Lu-Lu the chicken lived on a farm, but life in the country was losing its charm.... What sorts of adventures will Lu-Lu have when she goes to the big city?
This grammar lesson teaches all about nouns through an engaging story, and a farm-fresh word search and crossword puzzle! Also includes before-, during-, and after-reading tips, ways to extend the learning, and a "Name That Noun!" transparency template!
During Reading• During the first reading, simply read the story text aloud while allowing students to look at the illustrations. Give them time to become engaged in the story and language.• During subsequent readings, invite students to participate by reading the information in the sidebars. Encourage students to respond to any questions and try out the miniactivities suggested.• Encourage students to be active readers and listeners by asking their own questions as well. Stop to clarify any points in the story text or sidebars as needed!
Grades 3 & Up