How to Teach the Grade K-4 Lessons
Follow These 4 Easy Steps to Prepare Your Grade K-4 Lessons
- Read the lesson and the recommended text. If you don’t have the recommended text, watch this helpful video: Choosing a New Book.
- Plan the time you have for the lesson. Lessons are approximately 50 minutes. Depending on your schedule, you may decide to break down the lesson into a few parts.
- Think about the important stopping points in the book. Mark where you plan to stop during Direct Teaching to model a skill or strategy. Also, plan where you’ll stop and engage students during Guided Practice.
- Create visual scaffolding before the lesson when appropriate. Example charts are often provided for the recommended text.
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