What is International Dot Day?

45 min.

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Wonder of the Day #1744

What Is International Dot Day?




Students will become familiar with Dot Day celebrations and make self to text connections.

Big Idea

Everyone is capable of amazing things. We need to celebrate along the way.

What do you think International Dot Day is?

Connect with a partner about your thinking and share any experiences you may have.

Read the Wonder of the day to learn about how this special day started and how it is celebrated throughout the world. Have students make plans and brainstorm ideas on how they could participate.

Read The Dot by Peter Reynolds and have students share their connections to the book. Record on chart paper.

Have students finish a squiggle/dot art sample to display on. a bulletin board. Plan a class Dot party and/or celebration.

Compare and contrast ISH by Peter Reynolds.