Loose Tooth Lesson Plan
Name: Cynthia Celiz
Population: 1st grade
Language arts: listening and writing a personal story in connection with the book
Book-Andrew’s Loose Tooth by: Robert Munsch
Tooth template (one for writing and one for picture)
· The students will use their listening skills when the teacher is reading the book, so that they can know what the book is about, and then be able to relate to the book when writing their personal story
· The students will use their creative writing skills to convey a personal story about a time when they had a loose tooth like the character (Andrew) in the book
(13) Reading/literary response. The student responds to various texts. The student is expected to:
A) listen to stories being read aloud
18) Writing/purposes. The student writes for a variety of audiences and purposes and in a variety of forms. The student is expected to:
(F) write in different forms for different purposes such as lists to record, letters to invite or thank, and stories or poems to entertain
The teacher will ask the students if they have ever had a loose tooth.
The students will have to think back to the time that they had a loose tooth, and recall the way in which they got their tooth out.
The teacher will write down the students’ responses on the tooth poster.
The teacher will show the students the cover of the book and read them the story. While reading, the teacher will discuss the different ways that Andrew tries to take out his tooth. The teacher will remind the students to keep in mind the different ways Andrew tries to take out his tooth.
The teacher will discuss and go over the different ways that Andrew tried to get his tooth out. The teacher will write down the different ways Andrew tried to take out his tooth on the tooth poster board. The teacher will then share with the students the time she had a loose tooth. The teacher will model for the students how to write their stories on their tooth template. The teacher will also give and write detailed instructions for how the students need to complete their assignment. (eg. First thing the students will do is write their first and last names and the date. Second, the students will write about a time when they had a loose tooth and how they got their tooth out. Third, the students will draw a picture about their tooth story. Then, the students will color their pictures. Finally, the students will cut out their teeth, and the teacher will staple their story and picture together. )
The students will use their tooth template to tell their personal tooth stories.
The students will also draw a picture to depict the events of their tooth story.
The students will cut out their teeth.
The teacher will ask for volunteers to share their stories and picture with the class. The teacher will then discuss the tooth poster board. The teacher will ask the students to compare their tooth stories with Andrew’s.