Students followed along with each clue and recorded their inferences on this sheet:
We also reviewed some comprehension skills using these reading passages.
Peter the leprechaun character analysis (students read the short story and chose words to describe Peter, then added evidence for those character traits).
Story map: identifying characters, setting, problem, solution of a leprechaun story
Predicting what would happen next in this short story:
Rereading text to find answers to questions about leprechauns and visualizing.
We also wrote about what we would wish for if we caught a leprechaun.
and practiced real vs. nonsense words.
If you are interested in these activities, click here.
Usually we make leprechaun traps too, but we ran out of time because we didn't have school on Friday either. :( What did you do for St. Patty's Day? Add links to your blog posts if you have them. :)
And of course, my sweet Shawn's birthday on the 16th:
Hooray! A train table!
Sharing with baby brother. :)