by Mary Beth Duncan

The Seasons of Arnolds Apple Tree K/PK

Classroom Information

Date taught

 November 9 - 13

Book Information


 The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree

Reading Pacing Guide Correlation

  •  Learn new words through stories
  • Identify correct sequence of events



PREPARATION FOR INSTRUCTION Effective teachers plan carefully for instruction. That planning includes selection of both goals and objectives to be accomplished, identification of creative, innovative activities to accomplish the objectives and accommodate differences in learners, and preparation of instructional resources to support learning. Preparation for instruction also includes planning for the use of appropriate and effective strategies and practices in teaching and learning with technology.
Exhibit an awareness of the concept of story.
...Associating written words with a story
...Exhibiting an understanding of story structure. Example: retelling and dictating stories

Procedures of Lesson

Purpose of the Read Aloud

Students will be able to place pictures representative of the beginning, middle, and end of the story in proper sequence while recognizing the word apple.

Preparing to Read

Introduce the word apple with its picture. Today you will be able to recognize the word apple. At the end of this lesson you will be able to identify the beginning, middle, and end of the story.



While Reading

Point out the beginning, middle, and end of the story in relation to the seasons while pointing out the word apple as it appears in the story.

After Reading

Students will place the pictures representing the beginning, middle, and end of the story in correct sequence. They will also be able to match a picture of an apple with the word apple.