Li’l Stories for Second-Language Learners

For Grades K to 4: All classroom teachers today are bound to encounter English Language Learners within their class population. Li’l Stories is a flexible tool that can be easily used by native speakers and second-language learners.
4 Lesson Plans: Sight Words Stories, Retelling a Story, Autobiographical Stories, Landmark Stories

$4.99


Sight Words Stories, Grade K to 2: This lesson introduces new vocabulary to second-language learners using custom Li’l Stories storyboards and sight words cards.
Retelling A Story, Grade K to 4: This lesson introduces students to the concept of storyboarding as a tool for structuring a retelling of a class event, such as a field trip.
Autobiographical Stories, Grade K to 4: This lesson uses Li’l Stories generic storyboards to providing second-language learners with a visual framework for organizing an autobiographical narrative.
Landmark Stories, Grade K to 4: This lesson focuses on understanding setting and uses Li’l Stories generic storyboards and other supplementary materials to guide second-language learners with developing stories surrounding a famous structure.

The Li’l Stories for Second-Language Learners Package includes:

4 LESSON PLANS
Outline, Procedure, Adaptations/Modifications, Assessment, Activity Expansion

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STORYBOARDS
Li’l Stories storyboard templates are designed to help organize and guide students through formulating their ideas into a fluid story.

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TEACHERS’S GUIDE WITH ACTIVITY IDEAS, CURRICULUM MAP
Our teacher’s guide describes the Li’l Stories framework and materials in detail. It includes activity ideas, implementation tips, the curriculum map, and its alignment to common core.

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LI’L STORIES IDEA CARDS AND STICKERS: SIGHT WORDS
The Sight Words set includes a selection of sight words ranging from pre-primer up to Grade 3 high frequency words, with 20 words for each level.

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LI’L STORIES CONTENT CARDS: FAMOUS STRUCTURES
Li’l Stories Content Cards are designed to guide students with idea generation for specific content areas. Each set includes 5 fact cards and a guiding questions card designed to trigger ideas.

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LI’L STORIES CONTENT CARDS: STORY ELEMENTS
The set includes story elements (character, setting, plot, and story sequence) question triggers to help students get started in thinking about developing their ideas for new stories.


INSTRUCTIONS
• Download lesson plan package
• Print teacher’s guide, storyboards and curriculum map on 11” by 17” sheets of paper.
• Print the 2″ by 2″ stickers on an Avery White Square Labels (#22806) sheet.
• Print content cards on 8 1/2” by 11” sheets of paper, fold along the dashed line and laminate.
• Use 2″ by 2″ Post-its if you’d like students to be able to edit their stories.