Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Name: Jose Cardenas
Grade Level: Kindergarten - Bilingual
Content Area: Reading, Spanish
Classroom time: 90 minutes or 3 shorter lessons
Purpose: Identify and relate to story characters. Learn how to make predictions with relationship to the story pattern. Use visual and dramatic arts to interpret and identify with the story.
ELA skills: Comprehension; Character, Sequence, Predicting
Fine Arts Skills: Construction, Communication through Art, presentation skills
Supplies: The book El Viaje Del Campesino by Diana Noonan, Vivi Escriva, Celebration Press, 1996, (Scott Foresman Kindergarten reading series) â€“ or Aesopâ€™s Fable, The Miller, His Son, and Their Donkey, http://www.english-zone.com/reading/fables/chapter-281.html , or The Farmer and His Two Daughters, http://www.english-zone.com/reading/fables/chapter-281.html (Attachment 1, or another story or fable showing you canâ€™t please everyone), construction paper, popsicle sticks or tongue depressors, scissors, glue, crayons or markers, glue sticks, 1.5â€ť x 8.5â€ť strips of construction paper â€“ 1 per student, and Greek music when presenting the story (optional) which can be found at the following website, http://www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/agm/
The mission of Project GRAD is to ensure a quality public education for all students in economically disadvantaged communities so that high school and college graduation rates increase.