Skills: Character Study, Personal Connections, Guided Art
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: Required: copy of the book Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes, blank paper (1 piece per student), pencils, crayons, document camera/chart paper/ or whiteboard (used for examples)
Printable Resources: None
Lesson Plan Description
This 1 hour ELA lesson is based around the picture book Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes. Your students will enjoy listening to a story, a character study, making personal connections, and a guided art lesson. Students will identify characters in the story and discuss how the character of Chrysanthemum changes throughout the story and make personal connections to the character. They will also follow teacher directions and use geometric shapes to create a drawing of the character Chrysanthemum. Last, they will illustrate their personal connections.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Chrysanthemum. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicated content.