Share two animal stories with second graders to help them understand how choices affect their future
Teachers help students gain knowledge needed to make good choices in life.
Pigs and humans share many common traits. The fairy tale of The Three Little Pigs in the version by James Marshall is a closer retelling of the original version
Using a YREAD kit from Cleveland Public Library, second grade students from Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Horizon Denison Science Academy will read along with individual book copies.
Presenter will read the rhyming text picture book- Day by Day by Susan Gal:
Back at school, the kids can compare the fiction and non-fiction depiction of pigs using the INFOhio paired readings
Pigs by Emily Green
Three Little Pigs by James MarshallVocabulary:
Discuss concept of home, independence, and making good choices in life.
STEAM extension: Follow up with discussion of animal homes:
Dreaming UP shows how early play leads to an understanding of form, structure and function. What materials would kids use to make their own "Dream" home?? (I know I always fantasized about having a tree house for a home :)
Have the kids draw their ideal home.