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Lesson 5

Objective

Explain why the narrator says, “There’s no one else I’d rather be” by asking and answering questions about key details in a text. 

Make connections to what they like about themselves and how that connects to a joyful and safe classroom community.

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Target Task

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

Why does the narrator say, “There’s no one else I’d rather be”?

What do you like about yourself?

Mastery Response

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Key Questions

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  • What are some things the little girl likes about herself?

  • How can you tell from the pictures that the little girl likes herself?

  • Is the little girl worried about what others will think of her? How do you know?

  • The girl says, “Nothing can change what’s deep inside.” What does she mean?

Vocabulary

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confident     (adj.)

feeling proud and good about yourself

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.K.1 — With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.