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Making Connections Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for Fireboat

Making Connections Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for Fireboat

Because most students have had some experience with the events of 9/11, Fireboat is an excellent choice for practicing making connections. Using this mini lesson, students will discover how making text-to-world, text-to-self, and text-to-text connections improves their understanding of the material.

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  • Making Connections worksheet and answer key
  • Making Connections graphic organizer
  • Reader’s notebook prompt with optional ‘I Can’ statements
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Fireboat by Maira Kalman. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Because most students have had some experience with the events of 9/11, Fireboat is an excellent choice for practicing making connections. Using this mini lesson, students will discover how making text-to-world, text-to-self, and text-to-text connections improves their understanding of the material.

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  • Making Connections lesson plan for Fireboat
  • Making Connections worksheet and answer key
  • Making Connections graphic organizer
  • Reader’s notebook prompt with optional ‘I Can’ statements
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Book Title:
Fireboat
Book Author:
Maira Kalman
Grade Level:
2
Genre(s):
Nonfiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
M
DRA Level:
28
Reading Recovery Level:
20, 28
Theme(s):
Fall, Perseverance
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Making Connections:
RI.2.2, RI.2.3, RI.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Making Connections:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.9D(i), 2.9D(ii), 2.9D(iii), 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
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