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Author/Speaker: Lisa Morris
Reader: Mrs. Burris
E.R. Dickson Elementary School- Mobile County Public School System
In this podcast the students go to the school's butterfly garden for storytime. The teacher reads a story about Painted lady butterflies, which is the type of butterflies that we have raised for our garden. The students will listen while they are surrounded by butterflies. The students will later write about their experiences visiting the butterfly garden. They will observe the life cycle of the butterfly and identify three stages that are present in the garden; the egg, chrysalis and the adult butterfly.
Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:
Content Areas: Science, English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[S1] (1) 4: Describe survival traits of living things, including color, shape, size, texture, and covering.
[ELA] (0) 4: Use words that describe and represent real-life objects and actions.
[ELA] (0) 5: Demonstrate listening comprehension of passages, including retelling stories and answering questions.
[ELA] (0) 8: Use brainstorming, drawing, and discussion as elements of prewriting in the writing process.
[ELA] (1) 4: Read with comprehension a variety of first-grade narrative and informational texts, including recalling information and retelling a story with beginning, middle, and end.
[ELA2013] (0) 26: Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened. [W.K.3]
[ELA2013] (0) 31: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. [SL.K.1]
[ELA2013] (0) 32: Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood. [SL.K.2]
[ELA2013] (0) 33: Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood. [SL.K.3]