You Have To Really Believe, Literacy, Grade 2, 3
You Have To Really Believe is a two-lesson bundle for Grade 3. The reading task is a story about a girl who believes in fairies. The text is directed to -air and -are words as in hair and care.
The little girl is sure she saw a fairy in her back garden. If you don’t really believe in fairies then you don’t see them.
Literacy Tasks include
- children find the target words, circle them and write them out.
- There are synonyms and answering questions about the text.
- This is suitable for Grade 3 with an bias towards girls.
Parents and other non-teachers will find this easy to use. It can be used for small groups in school settings as well.
You Have To Really Believe
You Have To Really Believe is a two-lesson bundle for Grade 3. If you don’t really believe in fairies then you don’t see them. The reading task is a story about a girl who believes in fairies. It may be between two and five lessons. This depends on factors such as time, your child’s staying power, and whether you opt for one or two readings of the story.
The text is directed to -air and –are words as in ‘hair’ and ‘care’. The child creates a spot in the backyard that she thinks the local fairies might like. If it’s nice enough, they will come there and she just might see one. The girl is the narrator and she tells the reader about the preparation and the moment when she thinks she sees one. There are many hints in the text that she may not have.
What Is In You Have To Really Believe
The activities section includes finding the ‘-are’ and ‘-air’ words. Students
- find them and draw a circle around them.
- Identify synonyms and
- answer questions about the text.
- This item has a bias towards girls.
Who Uses This Item
Suitable for Grade 3 children, especially girls, and their parents. Download, print and teach. I have used this material myself in my tutoring and I’m making it available for parents. It can be used by anyone to teach small groups in a school setting as well.
- scope for discussion,
- reading together, and
- doing the writing tasks with guidance from an adult.
- Wherever explanations or hints are needed, you will find them as I have adapted the texts for parents to use.
A Similar Item
Samantha Rides A Big Wave is also a literacy pack that begins with a story about a girl. Here is the link: