Ms. Itschner's Communication Slide Share


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This is an interactive slide share to enhance student's communication skills by having them retell or summarize a short story. This activity was designed for second grade students.

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  • Your slide show was a great. Your unit plan is great for 2nd graders thats when they start to reading a lot before 3rd. So great idea with the communication presentation. You used as much communication that you could. This slide share was fun i like it and yours makes me get ideas. Well the story is prefect for 2nd grade this will be also a good story for first graders for my grade that i want to teach. Well so i don't ever mind if you want to get ideas from me that is absolutely ok. Because you do a good job so it makes me sometimes to use some of your ideas. well good job and keep up the good work.
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  1. 2. Introduction to Communication Lesson for Students <ul><li>You will be reading the story &quot;Pilgrim, Pilgrim” along with me. </li></ul><ul><li>Pay close attention as you are reading to the words and the pictures! </li></ul><ul><li>When you are finished I will ask you to tell me in your own words what is going on in this story and what it means to you. </li></ul><ul><li>This will help us build our communication skills !!! </li></ul>
  2. 3. FIRST STEP <ul><li>Read the story: “Pilgrim, Pilgrim” along with me! </li></ul><ul><li>Pay close attention while you read! </li></ul><ul><li>While you read think about what the story is telling you and what it means to you! </li></ul>
  3. 4. Pilgrim, Pilgrim A Thanksgiving Emergent Reader from Clipart Copyright @ Microsoft Corporation 1987-2001. All rights reserved.
  4. 5. Pilgrim, Pilgrim, what do you see?
  5. 6. I see the king refusing my plea.
  6. 7. I see the Mayflower ready for sea.
  7. 8. I see a new land to set me free.
  8. 9. I see a hard winter, tough as can be.
  9. 10. I see a green bud on a spring tree.
  10. 11. I see an Indian helping me.
  11. 12. I see corn growing 1, 2, 3!
  12. 13. I see praise, for thankful are we!
  13. 14. After Reading Activity <ul><li>Now that you have read “Pilgrim, Pilgrim” I want you to think about what happened. </li></ul><ul><li>I want you to retell the story to me: You will be looking at just the pictures without the text. Using the microphones, I want you to add your own text with your voice. </li></ul>
  14. 24. You did a GREAT JOB! I hope you enjoyed this activity and learned something new about Thanksgiving.
  15. 25. TEKS <ul><li>**Reading/Language Arts (2.4) ABC** </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Listening/speaking/communication. The student communicates clearly by putting thoughts and feelings into spoken words. The student is expected to: </li></ul><ul><li>(A) use vocabulary to describe clearly ideas, feelings, and experiences </li></ul><ul><li>(B) clarify and support spoken messages using appropriate props such as objects, pictures, or charts (K-3); and </li></ul><ul><li>(C) retell a spoken message by summarizing or clarifying (K-3). </li></ul><ul><li>**Social Studies (2.1) AB**  </li></ul><ul><li>(1) History. The student understands the historical significance of landmarks and celebrations in the community, state, and nation. The student is expected to: </li></ul><ul><li>(A) explain the significance of various community, state, and national celebrations such as Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Thanksgiving; and </li></ul><ul><li>(B) identify and explain the significance of various community, state, and national landmarks such as the county courthouse and state and national capitol buildings. </li></ul>
  16. 26. Continued TEKS <ul><li>**Health (2.10) ABC** </li></ul><ul><li>(10) Personal/interpersonal skills. The student understands healthy ways to communicate consideration and respect for self, family, friends, and others. The student is expected to: </li></ul><ul><li>(A) describe how to effectively communicate; </li></ul><ul><li>(B) express needs, wants, and emotions in healthy ways; and </li></ul><ul><li>(C) explain the benefits of practicing self-control. </li></ul>
  17. 27. Works Cited Page <ul><li>The Pilgrim's First Thanksgiving . (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2009, from </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> first_thanksgivi.html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Texas Education Agency . (n.d.). Retrieved February 20, 2009, from </li></ul>