This is the Lesson Plan Hub page for “Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins.” Links to all five sections of the lesson are included.
Section 1: Lesson Objectives for Teaching about Perception Concepts
Clicking on this resource link leads you to the following 10 items:
A. Character Traits Addressed
B. Conflict Resolution Strategies Addressed
C. Other Concepts Addressed
D. Cognitive/Instructional Objectives
E. Emotional Objectives
F. Behavioral Objectives
G. Glossary of Terms
H. Lesson Length
I. Links for Teaching Posters for Classroom Use
J. Links for all the Perception stories and lesson plans
Section 2: Read Perception story: Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins
A. Teacher reads story to the class called “Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins.”
B. Story Description: You each have a lot of personal power. The words you say are extremely powerful and have the power to harm or the power to heal or somewhere in between. This is illustrated in the story called “Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins.” It is adapted from a Grimm’s Fairy Tale that you will hear told as part of this story. Please sit back and enjoy “Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins.”
Section 3: Students participate in role-play
A. Students participate in role-play called “Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins.” Visit this page to get directions and the link to the PDF file for the scripted role-play to print for classroom use.
Section 4: Bloom’s Taxonomy Discussion: Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins
There are six levels in the Bloom’s Taxonomy discussion question process. After reading “Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins,” the teacher will ask questions from all six levels. The links to each level are included below:
Level 1 – Ask the Knowledge Questions.
Level 2 – Ask the Comprehension Questions.
Level 3 – Ask the Application Questions.
Level 4 – Ask the Analysis Questions.
Level 5 – Ask the Synthesis Questions.
Level 6 – Ask the Evaluation Questions.
Section 5: Perception writing assignment: Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins
A. Students will write about the six Bloom’s Taxonomy Questions for the Perception tale called “Frogs and Newts or Gold Coins.”