In this activity, students will determine the central message or moral of the story, and then use details from the text to support their thinking.
Central Message: Be happy with who you are.
This story illustrates that everyone is special in their own way, and people should accept who they are!
Evidence to support:
Other possible messages that students can create storyboards to support:
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Create a storyboard that shows a central message or moral from Freckle Juice.
Grade Level 2-3
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment Individual or PartnerCommon Core Standards
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Support from Text
Examples chosen fully support the answer to the question.
Some of the examples answer the question correctly, but not all.
Most of the examples do not support the answer to the question.
Quote / Text
Evidence provided from the text is properly quoted or paraphrased.
There are some minor mistakes in the quote / description from text.
Quote or paraphrase is incomplete or confusing.
Illustration of Examples
Ideas are well organized. Images clearly illustrate the examples from the text.
Ideas are organized. Most images help to show the examples from the text.
Ideas are not well organized. Images are difficult to understand.