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The Wind and the Sun

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Title:

The Wind and the Sun

URL:

https://www.jumpstart.com/common/the-wind-and-the-sun-view

Content Source:

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

‘The Wind and the Sun’ is a fun reading activity for kids to help them sharpen their reading and comprehension skills and understand story sequences.

Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2021 (2021)
Grade: K
27. Identify and describe the main story elements in a literary text.

a. With prompting and support, retell a text orally, including main character(s), setting, and important events in logical order.
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Key Academic Terms:
27.
  • Identify
  • Describe
  • Characters
  • Settings
  • Important events
  • Literary text
27a.
  • Retell
  • Text
  • Orally
  • Main character(s)
  • Setting
  • Events
  • Logical order
  • Prompting
  • Support
Knowledge:
27. Students know:
  • Main story elements in a literary text.
27a.
  • Techniques for retelling a text orally using key details.
  • How to sequence events in logical order (first, next, last).
Skills:
27. Students are able to:
  • Identify the main story elements (characters, settings, and important events) in a literary text.
  • Describe the main story elements (characters, settings, and important events) in a literary text.
27a. With prompting and support,
  • Recall key details and important events in a text.
  • Orally retell a text, including main character(s), setting, and important events in logical order.
Understanding:
27. Students understand that:
  • Identifying the characters, setting, and important events in a text help them better understand the overall meaning of the text.
27a.
  • Recalling important events and details of a text helps to retell the story and understand the meaning of the text.
English Language Arts
ELA2021 (2021)
Grade: 1
23. Identify and describe the main story elements in a literary text.

a. Describe the characters and settings, using illustrations and textual evidence from a story.

b. Retell the plot or sequence of major events in chronological order.
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Key Academic Terms:
23.
  • Identify
  • Describe
  • Story elements
  • Literary text
23a.
  • Describe
  • Characters
  • Settings
  • Illustrations
  • Textual evidence
  • Story
23b.
  • Retell
  • Plot
  • Sequence
  • Major events
  • Chronological order
Knowledge:
23. Students know:
  • Main story elements in a literary text.
23a.
  • Characters in a story.
  • Settings in a story.
  • Characters and settings in a story can be identified using information from the text or illustrations.
23b.
  • Chronological order.
  • Techniques for retelling a literary text orally using key details./li>
Skills:
23. Students are able to:
  • Identify the main story elements in a text.
  • Describe the main story elements in a text.
23a.
  • Identify characters in a story.
  • Identify the setting of a story.
  • Describe the characters of a story using illustrations and textual evidence.
  • Describe the setting of a story using illustrations and textual evidence.
23b.
  • Identify major events in a story.
  • Retell the plot of a story in chronological order.
Understanding:
23. Students understand that:
  • Literary texts include predictable story elements, such as plot, characters, setting, conflict, and resolution, to help the reader to better comprehend the text.
23a.
  • A story tells about a character's experience, and they can use information from the text or illustrations to identify and describe characters in a story.
  • The setting is the time and place that a story takes place, and they can identify and describe the setting by using information from the text or illustrations.
23b.
  • The major events that occur in a story is called the plot of the story.
  • Chronological order means that a story has a timeline of events that occur in sequence from beginning to end.
  • They can demonstrate their comprehension of a story by describing its main events in chronological order.
Tags: reading, reading comprehension, story, story sequences
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Comments

If needed, here is the read-along story suggested in the lesson: The North Wind and the Sun.

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Author: YVETTE AKRIDGE