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Reading "The Story of the Three Bears"

This sequence of lessons is based on text-dependent questions that are answered through a close reading of the text, "The Story of the Three Bears," with illustrations by L. Leslie Brooke.

Lessons

  • Analyze the effect of setting on a story

    In this lesson you will learn how to analyze the effect the time period has on a story by questioning how living in that time period could have made the characters act differently from today.

  • Read dialogue in the voice of a character

    In this lesson you will learn how to speak in a different voice for each character by looking for clues that describe a character’s voice and body language.

  • Understand a character's personality traits

    In this lesson you will learn how to understand a character’s personality traits by looking for clues about how the character thinks, acts, and feels.

  • Use information from illustrations to understand characters

    In this lesson you will learn how to understand a character’s personality traits by adding information from the illustrations to what you already know from reading the words.

  • Describe how characters respond to events in a story

    In this lesson, you will learn how to understand a character by thinking about their response to a major event in the story.

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