"All Summer in a Day" Vocabulary Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan Reference
Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 1 (Introducing / Reinforcing)
Type of Assignment Individual, Partner, or Group
Type of Activity: Visual Vocabulary BoardsCommon Core Standards
- [ELA-Literacy/RL/6/4] Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone
- [ELA-Literacy/RL/7/4] Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama
A great way to engage your students is with storyboards that use vocabulary from "All Summer in a Day". Below are a few vocabulary words commonly taught with the short story, and an example of a visual vocabulary board.
"All Summer in a Day" Vocabulary
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Demonstrate your understanding of the vocabulary words in All Summer in a Day by creating visualizations.
- Choose three vocabulary words from the story and type them in the title boxes.
- Find the definition in a print or online dictionary.
- Write a sentence that uses the vocabulary word.
- Illustrate the meaning of the word in the cell using a combination of scenes, characters, and items.
- Alternatively, use Photos for Class to show the meaning of the words with the search bar.
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