Stop and Go: How-To

Basic Instructions Introduce concept of Stop and Go. “When I say stop you freeze still and silent as a statue, when I say go you move around the room.”   Ask students move around the room by saying “Go.” Next have students practice making statues by prompting them with “Stop.” Repeat. Have students try moving … Continue reading Stop and Go: How-To

Statues – Sensory Language

Topic: Sensory Language CLI Strategy: Statues Subject: ELA TEKS: K.5, 8; 1.6, 9, 11; 2.5, 9, 11 Grade: Lower Elementary Students will be able to: make inferences based on text evidence to embody sensory language and draw conclusions in a story. Procedure Preview a read aloud to find rich examples of sensory language. Tell students that as you … Continue reading Statues – Sensory Language

Statues – Making Inferences to Increase Comprehension

Topic: Making Inferences to Increase Comprehension CLI Strategy: Statues Subject: ELA TEKS: K.5; 1.6, 9, 11; 2.5, 9, 11 Grade: Lower Elementary Students will be able to: make inferences using text evidence to embody unfamiliar vocabulary and character feelings and draw conclusions in a story. Procedure Preview read aloud to determine robust vocabulary and moments … Continue reading Statues – Making Inferences to Increase Comprehension

Statues: How-To

Basic Instructions Explain that today students are going to be creating statues.  Elicit that statues are still, silent, and composed of artistic choices that have multiple interpretations. Introduce a new vocabulary word or topic. Ask students to think about creating a statue that would represent their understanding of the word or topic; When kids have … Continue reading Statues: How-To