Secret of the School Bus Driver

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Secret of the School Bus Driver is a high-interest reading comprehension lesson that allows students to practice grade-appropriate reading comprehension, foundational reading, and reading fluency skills. These reading comprehension lessons are designed to be completed in one or two class settings.

Each lesson discusses a subject that students want to read about and that teachers will want to incorporate into their reading instruction. The lesson is appropriate as a whole-class, stand-alone lesson or as an independent small-group activity. Be sure to check if there is a Learn Bright video that goes with this lesson!

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Description

What our Secret of the School Bus Driver lesson plan includes

Lesson Objectives and Overview: Secret of the School Bus Driver is a high-interest reading comprehension lesson plan. As such, students will practice various close reading and comprehension skills. This lesson is for students in 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade.

Classroom Procedure

Every lesson plan provides you with a classroom procedure page that outlines a step-by-step guide to follow. You do not have to follow the guide exactly. The guide helps you organize the lesson and details when to hand out worksheets. It also lists information in the yellow box that you might find useful. You will find the lesson objectives, state standards, and number of class sessions the lesson should take to complete in this area. In addition, it describes the supplies you will need as well as what and how you need to prepare beforehand.

Teacher Notes

The paragraph on this page provides a little more information or guidance on what to expect from the lesson. It explains that you can teach this lesson in a whole-class setting or as an independent, small-group activity. You can use the blank lines to record any thoughts or ideas you have as you prepare.

SECRET OF THE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER LESSON PLAN CONTENT PAGES

The Secret of the School Bus Driver lesson plan contains three content pages. The story includes various text features such as bold words and images. Students will need to pay attention as they read through the story to other features, including point of view, main idea, and figurative language. You can read the story as a class or have students read it alone.

SECRET OF THE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER LESSON PLAN WORKSHEETS

The Secret of the School Bus Driver lesson plan includes two worksheets: an activity worksheet and a practice worksheet. Each one will help students solidify their grasp of the material they learned throughout the lesson. You can refer to the classroom procedure guidelines to know when to hand out each worksheet.

EXPLAIN THE SCENARIO ACTIVITY WORKSHEET

For the activity, students will study four images and decide how drones can be useful in each situation. The page provides a box in which students can write their explanations. If you like, you could have students share their work with a group.

SECRET OF THE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER PRACTICE WORKSHEET

The practice worksheet requires students to answer a series of 15 questions. These questions all relate to the content pages, so students will need to refer to them often for the answers. In addition, each question provides which reading tool the question corresponds to, such as text feature, vocabulary, or comprehension.

Worksheet Answer Keys

At the end of the lesson plan document is an answer key for the practice worksheet. The correct answers are all in red to make it easier for you to compare them with students’ responses. If you choose to administer the lesson pages to your students via PDF, you will need to save a new file that omits these pages. Otherwise, you can simply print out the applicable pages and keep these as reference for yourself when grading assignments.

Additional information

grade-level

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

subject

Reading, High-Interest Reading

State Educational Standards

LB.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.1, LB.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.3, LB.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.6

Lessons are aligned to meet the education objectives and goals of most states. For more information on your state objectives, contact your local Board of Education or Department of Education in your state.