Topic: A Cupcake Party (Lesson 10)
How do the parts of a story work together?
Story structure.

Common Core Standards
RL.1.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in the story, using key details
RL.1.7 Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting or events.
RF1.3b Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
L.1.1i Use frequently occurring prepositions.
W.1.5 With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

Suggested Student Objectives
SW write a descriptive paragraph with a topic sentence.
SW read and write words with medial short /u/ sound and assorted clusters,.

Suggested Additional Readings:
Strega Nona's Gift (dePaola,Tomie)
The Perfect Hamburger and other Delicious Stories (Smith, McCall Alexander)
Cinco de Mayo : Celebrating the Traditions of Mexico (Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane)


Resource Links:

Activities
Write a description of your favorite food. Try to get a picture from a magazine, book or the internet to include with paragraph. Begin with a topic sentence. What does it look like? What does it taste like?
Using magnetic letters, teacher will dictate words with various clusters and a medial short /u/ sound to students. Students will form that word with letters.

Assessments
Spelling and Journey's Lesson 10 Weekly assessments.
Write a description of your favorite food. What does it look like? What does it taste like? Look for a topic sentence and appropriate details.

BACK to ELA Grade1