Instructional objective: Students will write about the following six Bloom’s Taxonomy Questions for the Perception tale called “Frogs and newts or gold coins.”
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Section 8: Perception Writing Assignment for story called “Frogs and newts or gold coins”
After reading the story called “Frogs and newts or gold coins,” get your students to respond to the following questions.
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Students answer the following questions:
According to Grandma Jenkins, RECALL what caused frogs and newts to come out of her grandchildren’s mouths instead of gold coins?
Briefly SUMMARIZE this story in your own words.
DETERMINE why the pretty girl was treated kindly by the three gnomes and why the plain girl was not.
DETERMINE THE FACTORS that would cause you to have, figuratively speaking, of course, gold coins coming out of your mouth instead of frogs and newts? At school? At home? At the community center?
PRETEND you had a grandmother who did not approve of the mean things she heard you saying to another person in your family or to one of your friends. INVENT a different way she could have gotten her point across instead of talking about frogs and newts and gold coins.
EVALUATE Grandma Jenkins’ suggestion and the suggestions you just heard. GIVE YOUR OPINION about which is the best suggestion that could help you remember to NOT say mean things to other people.
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