Red Kayak Theme

Updated: 2/12/2021
Red Kayak Theme
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Red Kayak Lesson Plans

Red Kayak by Priscilla Cummings

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

"Red Kayak", a short text extracted from a longer novel of the same name, is about a boy named Brady who searches for a missing three-year-old on the Corsica River. "Red Kayak" by Priscilla Cummings features an exciting plot, rich vocabulary, and various figurative language elements.


Red Kayak

Storyboard Description

Red Kayak Theme

Storyboard Text

  • Come on, Ben! Breathe!
  • Let's go Tilly! Look for the red kayak!
  • I have to keep looking, Mom.
  • “I ignored the rain, the cold - everything - and just continued. Five compressions, another breath, a quick check to make sure the boat was headed in the right direction.”
  • “If that red kayak was out there, I wanted to be the one to find it.”
  • DETERMINATION
  • "Brady is freezing, but tells his mother, 'I need to keep looking'!”