BC: Lesson Plan Second Grade Context: To practice story telling and consider how to solve problems. Objectives: Students will be able to tell a story with a beginning, middle, and end. Students will be able to identify a problem and a resolution in their story. Opening: Read Impy's Lunch. Before reading ask students to try to identify a problem and a resolution in the story. Then after as a group identify the problem and resolution. Think of other possible resolutions. Then ask them to think of problems they have had. Procedure: Students are to create a story of a problem and a resolution. It can be a real problem or imagined.They can use storybook maker on an ipad or draw their own. Closure/Assessment: The beginning should state the situation leading up to the problem, the body should state the problem, and the resolution should be at the end.
1: Impy's Lunch by Valerie Erdman Pictures by author some use of Creative Commons images
2: In a big forest, not far from here, lived a friendly fellow by the name of Impy.
4: Impy was a well known explorer who went on famous adventures.
6: On the day before Impy went to the beach with his friends, he packed his favorite lunch to keep him energized.
8: Unfortunately, in the excitement of the trip, Impy forgot his lunch.
10: During a long swim with Chooch and Orangey Too-Tan, Impy became very hungry.
12: After looking through his things Impy shouted, "Oh no! I forgot my lunch!"
14: "That's okay! Me make good apples to share!" said Smashy. "That looks more like applesauce." said Chuck. "Me name not Smashy for no reason!" explained Smashy.
16: "Arrgh me mates! Orangey Too Tan has a treasure O' pizza for all!"
18: The friends shared their lunches and everyone was full.
20: That afternoon they had energy for boating,
21: for fishing,
22: ....and defended the castle from a nasty beast.
23: "All in a day's play." sighed a very happy Impy.