Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

The award-winning Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille tells the early life story of the inventor of the Braille alphabet. Due in part to a tragic accident, Louis was just five years old when he lost his sight. This powerful, nonfiction story is the perfect backdrop for students to use as they dive into comprehension work focused on determining importance, making connections and predictions, synthesizing, and understanding text structure.
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  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Parts of Speech
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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The award-winning Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille tells the early life story of the inventor of the Braille alphabet. Due in part to a tragic accident, Louis was just five years old when he lost his sight. This powerful, nonfiction story is the perfect backdrop for students to use as they dive into comprehension work focused on determining importance, making connections and predictions, synthesizing, and understanding text structure.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Parts of Speech
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille
Book Author:
Jen Bryant
Grade Level:
4
Genre(s):
Biography, Nonfiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
R
DRA Level:
40
Reading Recovery Level:
40
Theme(s):
Family, History, STEAM / STEM, Growth Mindset, Perseverance
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Determining Importance:
RI.4.2, RI.4.7, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Making Connections:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Making Predictions:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.9, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Synthesizing:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.6, RI.4.7, RI.4.9, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Understanding Text Structure:
RI.4.1, RI.4.5, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Vocabulary Connections:
L.4.4a, L.4.5c, L.4.6
Word Work:
RF.4.3, RF.4.4
Determining Importance:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6G, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.10A, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Making Connections:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Making Predictions:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6C, 4.6E, 4.6G, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Synthesizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Understanding Text Structure:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6I, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9D(i), 4.9D(ii), 4.9D(iii), 4.9F, 4.10B, 4.10C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
4.7E, 4.7F, 4.3A, 4.3B
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