The read-aloud book The Magical Yet by Angela DiTerlizzi is a story that expands on the 'Growth Mindset' concept of "the power of yet". It describes in rhythmic poetry and beautiful illustrations the many amazing skills and exciting new things one has yet to learn and do. After reading and discussing the story, students can make a storyboard with 3-5 illustrations of things that they are excited to learn and try this year. They should include detailed descriptions in the caption boxes for each illustration. To scaffold, teachers may want students to complete pictures only, as shown in this storyboard example. These storyboards would also make a colorful and inspiring classroom decoration!
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Objective: Create a storyboard to illustrate your "Magical Yet": some of the things you are excited to learn and do this year!!
Grade Level 3-6
Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)
Type of Assignment Individual or Group