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Professional Development Sessions
Norway House, MB.
Subject: Social Studies: Cluster 1: K.1.1 Interests and Abilities
Learning Experience (Objective)
KI-008 Recognize that everyone has unique skills and abilities.
VI-002 Value their unique skills and abilities.
Children will explore how they are similiar to, and different from, other people in terms of physical characteristics such as height and size.
- Discuss the students' physical differences and similairities. Tall, taller, tallest.
- Call students to the front to show to show who is the tallest, smallest, etc.
- Do a vocabulary lesson before reading the book.
- Have children explain what they can do with their own skills and abilities. For example, have them complete these sentences:
- Because I am so tall, I can . . . or
- Because I am so small, I can . . ., etc.
- Introduce the story I'll Eat Them All Up! by discussing camping and other wilderness activities.
- Establish a purpose for listening. (e.g., Listen to find out how the little people saved themselves.)
- Read the story.
- Check comprehension by having children retell the story.
- Have various games/activites to practice the meaning of these words in the story.
- Have the children retell and/or illustrate their own “I am special because I can . . .” story
- Big Book, I'll Eat Them All Up! written by Raymond-Shirritt Beaummont see the Frontier Library Services.
- Powerpoint version of Big Book- I'll Eat Them All Up!
- Our Voices. ca Storytelling Unit by Karen H. Myran.
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