The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein Lesson Plan and Activities

✏ This is an interactive read aloud lesson plan for a Comprehensive Literacy Language Workshop for the mentor text book The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. It also includes prompts for student responses in writing or thoughtful logs. This book is also great for dual language / dual immersion classrooms as this book is also available in Spanish under the title El arbol generoso. It also includes printable prompts for student responses through discussion or in writing or thoughtful logs. This lesson is focused on a theme of relationships, close reading to analyze character feelings, and author’s message / lesson but can easily be modified for other uses.

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☞ 4-5 day plan. ✔

☛ Teacher script ✔

☞ Strategic stopping points for questioning and close reading ✔

☛ Sentence stems / frames for oracy and vocabulary development ✔

☞ Great for bilingual classrooms ✔

☛ Printable pages for written responses in English and Spanish ✔

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