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Day 2: “The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree”

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/K/1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/K/2
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/K/3
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/K/7
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In today's lesson, students will revisit the informational text, "The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree" guided by teacher's think-alouds, and by asking and answering text-dependent questions. The goal of the lesson is for students to understand the concept of seasons and how the seasons impact Arnold's tree. By the end of the lesson, students should be able to answer the focus question: "How do the different seasons change Arnold's tree?" This series of close reading lesson plans was created by a member of the 2015 Delaware Dream Team. Special Materials: Text projected on screen so that all students can see.