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Today we are reading My Friend is Sad by Mo Willems.
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Literacy2nd Grade

This lesson contains 8 slides, with text slides and 1 video.

time-iconLesson duration is: 15 min

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Today we are reading My Friend is Sad by Mo Willems.

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  • Improve reading comprehension.
  • Improve reading fluency.
  • Understand the feelings of others.
  • Develop a plan to help a friend in need.

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Class Discussion
  • Have you ever had a friend who was sad?
  • What did you do to try to cheer them up?
  • Did it work?

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Important Words
  • Cowboy
  • Clown
  • Robot

Familiar Words
  • Friend
  • Saw
  • There

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Class Discussion
  • Does it make you happy to be around your friends?

  • Have you ever been sad because your friend was not with you?

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Time to READ!
You Need:
  • Your reading partner
  • Your book: My Friend is Sad
  • A notebook and pencil

Read quietly together (take turns). If you finish early you may draw a picture of your favorite thing to do with your friend.

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Talk with your partner for two minutes to develop a plan for what to do if you see a friend who is sad. 

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