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Lesson 1 Understanding the Story of Flora and the Runaway Rooster

Lesson 1Understanding the Story of Flora and the Runaway Rooster

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Product Description

In this Language Arts lesson, your students will identify elements of setting using text and illustrations, as well as compare and contrast the setting of the story with the physical characteristics of their own community. This lesson also includes extension activities to help students further connect with Flora and her village in Rwanda.

Product Details

Recommended Level

  • Grades 1-2

National Standards Addressed

Common Core Language Arts

  • Literature RL.1.7 or RL.2.7, RL.1.10
  • Foundational Skills RF.1.4 

C3 Social Studies

  • D2.Civ.10.K-2, D2.Geo.6.K-2

Geographic Focus

  • Rwanda, Africa

Recommended Materials

  • Flora and the Runaway Rooster
  • Art supplies
  • Whiteboard or chart paper