Lesson Plan

Grades K-2, 3-5

From Island to Island

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20 minutes (Part 1); Several class periods (Part 2)

SUBJECTS: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Food & Hunger, Migration

Resource Overview

Students read (or listen to) the short story, From Island to Island, then create a play or perform a Reader’s Theater based on the story’s plot.

Students will be able to:
  • Record and retell the sequence of a short story.
  • Gain reading fluency and expression by participating in a play or Reader’s Theater.
  • Explain that there is a limit to how many people can be supported by the resources of a given area.
Single person standing with palm trees

Features of This Resource

  • Opportunity for kinesthetic (tactile) learning
  • Graphic organizer provided for students to record the sequence of events in the story
  • Art (theater) connection – students act out the story as a play

How Do I Get This Lesson Plan?

This lesson plan must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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