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Lesson 5 - Close Read-aloud, Session 4: Stone Girl, Bone Girl, Pages 9–14

teaches Common Core State Standards W.2.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/2/8
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.2.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/2/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.2.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/2/5
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.2.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/2/7
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.2.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/2/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.2.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/2/1
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.2.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/2/3

Lesson 5 - Close Read-aloud, Session 4: Stone Girl, Bone Girl, Pages 9–14

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 5 Narrative found under the Additional Materials tab.

Daily Learning Targets

  • I can use details in the text to comprehend the story Stone Girl, Bone Girl.
  • I can retell the middle of Stone Girl, Bone Girl using important details about events and characters. 

Ongoing Assessment

  • During Work Time A and the Closing, use the Reading Literature Checklist to track students’ progress (see Assessment Overview and Resources).
  • During Work Time A, use the Speaking and Listening Checklist to track students’ progress.

Purpose of Lesson

  • This is the fourth of six lessons in a series of close read-alouds of the text Stone Girl, Bone Girl. In this lesson, students listen to a series of important events in the book, including meeting the Philpot sisters, exploring the Philpot sisters’ house, and Pepper’s death. Students also Language Dive to better understand fossils and retelling past events.
  • In this lesson, students participate in a Language Dive conversation that guides them through the meaning of a sentence from Stone Girl, Bone Girl.
  • In this lesson, students complete written answers after listening to a portion of the text read aloud.

In Advance

  • Preview the Close Read-aloud Guide: Stone Girl, Bone Girl: A Story of Mary Anning of Lyme Regis and familiarize yourself with what will be required of students. Note that the Close Read-aloud Guide is divided into sessions. Complete only Session 4 in this lesson, as students will complete the remaining sessions in Lessons 6-7.
  • Create Story Pictures #4–7 by making an 8½-by-11–inch copy of the pictures on pages 10, 11, 12, and 14 of Stone Girl, Bone Girl. Frances Lincoln, publisher of Stone Girl, Bone Girl, has granted permission to make facsimiles of pages or use brief quotes, in context, for classroom use. No adaptation or changes in the text or illustration may be made without approval of Frances Lincoln. The following credit must be used: From Stone Girl, Bone Girl by Laurence Anholt, illustrated by Sheila Moxley. Copyright © 1999 Laurence Anholt and Sheila Moxley.
  • Prepare the Sentence Strip Chunks II: Stone Girl, Bone Girl for use during the close read.
  • Predetermine pairs for the retelling activity in Work Time B.
  • Review the Role-Play protocol. (Refer to the Classroom Protocols document for the full version of the protocol.)
  • Post: Learning targets and applicable anchor charts.
  • Create a “Language Chunk Wall”—an area in the classroom where students can display and categorize the academic phrases discussed in the Language Dive.

 Digital Materials Preparation:

  • Prepare to display the lesson or assign it to students before class.
  • For digital assignments, ensure that students have access to a digital device.

Vocabulary

  • Lesson-specific: fossils, retell, respond

Materials

  • “She Sells Seashells” (from Lesson 2; one to display)
  • Close Read-aloud Guide: Stone Girl, Bone Girl: A Story of Mary Anning of Lyme Regis (Session 4; for teacher reference)
    • Stone Girl, Bone Girl (one to display; for teacher read-aloud)
    • Reading Literature Checklist  (for teacher reference; see Assessment Overview and Resources)
    • Sentence Strip Chunks II: Stone Girl Bone Girl (one to display)
    • Role-Play Protocol Anchor Chart (begun in Module 1)
  • BME Graphic Organizer (from Lesson 4; one to display)
  • Story Picture #1 (from Lesson 3; one to display)
  • Story Picture #2 (from Lesson 4; one to display)
  • Story Picture #3 (from Lesson 4; one to display)
  • Story Picture #4–7 (one of each to display)
  • Speaking and Listening Checklist (for teacher reference; see Assessment Overview and Resources)
  • Mother’s Response Recording Form (one per student)
  • Mother’s Response Recording Form (Answers, for Teacher Reference) 
  • Unit 1 Guiding Questions Anchor Chart (from Lesson 1; one to display)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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