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Have fun with reading comprehension! Tell the events of a story through original drawings.
Cut white paper lengthwise to create two long strips. Glue the strips together to create a long piece of paper. Allow the glue to dry.
Glue the edges of the white paper to construction paper. Allow the glue to dry.
Roll the construction paper and glue the edge of the roll to the white paper. Allow the glue to dry overnight.
Repeat steps 1-3 until you have enough “scrolls” for your entire class.
Give each student a pre-made “scroll” and a set of Crayola® Classic Crayons.
Instruct the students to draw pictures that represent the order of events in any story recently read aloud in class.
Help the students roll the edges of their scroll in toward the center to finish their work.
Once the students’ work is complete, ask them to find a partner. Can they correctly identify the story that inspired their partner’s work? Provide class time for discussions.
Laughter erupts as students learn the differences between literal and figurative language by illustrating common idioms.
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