Title: There Is a Bird on Your Head!
Title: There Is a Bird on Your
Head!
Description: ESL students will
discuss words tha...
Introduction/ Task/Process/Final Project/
Teacher Statement
This Power Point web quest will be exported into a Promethean
...
Introduction
Your group is going to make a video of the book There
Is a Bird on Your Head! by Mo Willems. Before you
make ...
When you finish this web quest, you will make your own video of
There Is a Bird on Your Head! Mrs. Sanjana will film the v...
Mo Willems talks about writing
Click on the link below and listen for what Mr. Willems says is
important in every book he ...
Students reading Bird on Your H
Listen for emotions as you watch some other
students read There is a Bird on Your Head!
Cl...
Feelings
Puzzled
Happy
Angry Sad
Frustrated
Go around your group reading the sentence “There is a bird on
your head” out l...
Puzzled
Happy
Angry Sad
Frustrated
Decide which emotion
Elephant feels in this
picture. Circle it.
Do the same for each
pi...
Puzzled
Happy
Angry Sad
Frustrated
Puzzled
Happy
Angry
Sad
Frustrated
Puzzled
Happy
Angry Sad
Frustrated
Puzzled
Happy
Angry
Sad
Frustrated
Puzzled
Happy
Angry
Sad
Frustrated
Puzzled
Happy
Angry Sad
Frustrated
Puzzled
Happy
Angry
Sad
Frustrated
Practice making up words for Elephant or Piggie. What is
Elephant thinking? What is Piggie thinking?
Try to act out Elephant’s
comment. Read the sentence
with feeling as if you are
Elephant.
Work with a partner to read There Is a Bird on Your
Head! out loud with feeling. Decide who will be
Elephant and who will ...
Teacher Statement
This web quest is designed to give ESL students practice with speaking and listening.
Assessment for suc...
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Web quest there is a bird on your head

  1. 1. Title: There Is a Bird on Your Head! Title: There Is a Bird on Your Head! Description: ESL students will discuss words that describe emotions in Mo Willems's book There Is a Bird on Your Head! Grade Level: grade 1, semester 2 Curriculum: English / Language Arts Author: Mindy Sanjana
  2. 2. Introduction/ Task/Process/Final Project/ Teacher Statement This Power Point web quest will be exported into a Promethean Inspire flipchart or Smart notebook so that it can projected onto an interactive whiteboard. Once the web quest is projected onto the whiteboard, students can click on the links, make circles on the slides, etc.
  3. 3. Introduction Your group is going to make a video of the book There Is a Bird on Your Head! by Mo Willems. Before you make your own video, you participate in some activities that will help you learn more about the author and illustrator Mo Willems.
  4. 4. When you finish this web quest, you will make your own video of There Is a Bird on Your Head! Mrs. Sanjana will film the video on her flip camera and you and your family can watch it on the ESL class website. You will be an actor, even if we can't see your face! When you pretend you are Piggie or Elephant, you will want to show how they feel. You and your partner should think about how the characters in this book feel.  Let's start by watching a video with Mo Willems. Task
  5. 5. Mo Willems talks about writing Click on the link below and listen for what Mr. Willems says is important in every book he writes. Did you hear any words that told about feelings or emotions? That’s right, love, jealousy, anger and frustration are all emotions. You are going to think about emotions in There Is a Bird on Your Head!
  6. 6. Students reading Bird on Your H Listen for emotions as you watch some other students read There is a Bird on Your Head! Click on the link above.
  7. 7. Feelings Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated Go around your group reading the sentence “There is a bird on your head” out loud using a different emotion each time.
  8. 8. Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated Decide which emotion Elephant feels in this picture. Circle it. Do the same for each picture that follows. Take turns making the circle for your group.
  9. 9. Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated
  10. 10. Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated
  11. 11. Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated
  12. 12. Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated
  13. 13. Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated
  14. 14. Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated
  15. 15. Puzzled Happy Angry Sad Frustrated
  16. 16. Practice making up words for Elephant or Piggie. What is Elephant thinking? What is Piggie thinking?
  17. 17. Try to act out Elephant’s comment. Read the sentence with feeling as if you are Elephant.
  18. 18. Work with a partner to read There Is a Bird on Your Head! out loud with feeling. Decide who will be Elephant and who will be Piggie. You won’t really need to act. Someone from another group will turn the pages while you read as loud and with as much feeling as you can. When you are done, the video will show the pictures from the book, but we will hear your voices reading. Mrs. Sanjana will film you when you are ready.
  19. 19. Teacher Statement This web quest is designed to give ESL students practice with speaking and listening. Assessment for such activities is based on participation. Every student who reads the part of Elephant or Piggie for the final project will have successfully completed this web quest.

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