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Ruta Gram

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Picture Book: The Day You Begin

Before reading the book: 1. We will be in groups of 2-3 people. 2. Find someone in your class who you don´t play a lot with. 3. Each of you will have a piece of paper and a pencil. 4. You will have 3 minutes to complete this activity. 5. Look at each other silently and write down 5 things you notice about your classmate that appear different from yourself. Whatever that comes to your mind. 6. When you are done, get an iPad and log in to Seesaw. 7. Find this activity and add 8. Using photo tool take a picture of you and your classmate, and your results. 9. Upload it on the FIRST SLIDE. Read the book: 1. Click on the link and listen to the book. 2. After you are done, find your classmate again. 3. You have 4 minutes (2 minutes each) to tell each other about your summer holiday. What did you do? Who did you spent your summer with? You can share anything you want to share about your summer. 4. When you are done sharing, find a piece of paper and a pencil. 5. This time, write down 5 ways that you and your classmate are similar with each other. 6. Using photo tool take a picture of your writing and upload it to the SECOND SLIDE. 7. check After reading the book: 1. We will discuss our findings with the whole class. 2. We will focus on: - similarities and differences - what connections did we make? - how did this activity help to get to know each other better? - how did it help to better understand your friend?

1st Grade, 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, Writing, English Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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