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Lesson plan

Day 4: “The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree”

teaches Common Core State Standards RI.K.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/K/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.K.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/K/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.K.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/K/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RI.K.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/K/1

Day 4: “The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree”

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 day is for students to understand that Arnold's apple tree is important to him throughout the different seasons, and be able to answer the question: "How do we know that Arnold’s tree is special to him?" 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.