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Lesson 5: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and using context clues to determine meaning

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Students follow along with a read aloud of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. They determine the meanings of unfamiliar vocabulary using context clues and practice sequencing the major events and character contributions to events in partnerships.

Additional Materials:

  • Julian Text Access Document

  • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce (teacher copy)

  • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (individual student copies)

  • Place sticky notes on pages with vocabulary words in the teacher’s copy of the text

  • Sequence of Events graphic organizer (blank)

  • Sequence of Events graphic organizer (teacher reference)

  • Students’ Reading Logs

  • Teacher exemplar reading log OR chart paper to model reading log

  • Conversation stems

Additional Notes:

  • Have students set up their reading logs prior to this lesson.

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