Lesson Plan, Other


A character study using vocabulary from two Patricia Polacco texts. Text to self and text to text connections are explored.


  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5




Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial


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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2011-03-20.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This resource offers four activity centers to teach the letter /m/. The first is a mystery box filled with M & M’s and the literacy activity around it includes writing, finding, circling, coloring m’s. The children’s literature activity provides opportunities for reading, writing, technology, art, drama, music and math – with /m/ word themes. Letter study offers book making, writing m’s in mustard and mayonnaise, The word study center offers writing variations for the Five Little Monkeys who jumped off the___(something beginning with m). Students are assessed informally in a best practices manner.

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