Corduroy is a decades-old story about a toy store teddy bear who is dreaming of finding a best friend. This module invites children to connect to the characters by celebrating their own stuffed animals with photography and writing. Students will learn to sew and draw, compare and contrast shapes and sizes, explore various textures, practice money skills through dramatic play, and explore what it means to be a true friend.
Before you begin...
Each Artful Reading Module is flexibly designed for a 2-3 week duration.
Lessons are marked for Before-, During-, or After-Reading to guide your
planning. We have added a sample of a Before Reading lesson entitled The Lost Button for you to preview. Each lesson is designed in an easy to read format, with standards, materials needed, and step-by-step directions to ensure you are fully prepared when it’s time to deliver.
This module contains the following lessons:
- Toy Store
- Sewing Stitches
- The Lost Button
- Going Green
- A Friend for Lisa
- Toy Store Tableau
- Teddy Bear Drawing
- Groovy Buttons
- Groovin’ Groovy Buttons
- A Real Friend
At the end of the module, you will find options for summative writing tasks
and optional extensions that can stretch the module further.
Prior to delivering the module, preview all the included materials with this
Artful Reading kit, read all included texts and lessons, and make note of any
additional supplies you’ll need to gather before starting.
Escalator, Palace, Green, Corduroy, Texture, Admire, Toppled, Dash, Home,
Note: This module is part of Kindergarten: Series 2. The four modules in Series 2 collectively address all National ELA and Core Arts Standards.