Lesson Plans for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Introduce Genre Vocabulary Reading Comprehension Questions Skill Worksheets
Portals
English Lesson Extra Activities
Day 1 fairy tales
mystery
two pockets for flash cards (word & definition)
crane Chapter 1 Chapter 1 C&P Lessons 1-2 Draw family tree.
Day 2 folk tales frantically Chapter 2 Chapter 2 p 10 Syllables C&P Lesson 3
Interjections
Make a boa constrictor.
Day 3 tall tales sneer Chapter 3 Chapter 3 C&P Lesson 4 Abbreviations
Day 4 fables expel Chapter 4 Chapter 4 Post Test 1 Make wands.
Day 5 English Day C&P Lessons 5-18 Capital Letter Rules - Post Tests 2, 3, & 4 - Capitalization Rules Graphic Organizer
Day 6 myth ravine
Vocabulary Practice Worksheet
Chapter 5 Chapter 5

p 14 Sequencing Events
p 15-16 Classifying Words

C&P Lesson 19 Last Name First
Day 7 science fiction jostle Chapter 6 Chapter 6 C&P Lesson 20 Words in a Series
Day 8 historical fiction pompously Chapter 7 Chapter 7 p 17-18 Inferences C&P Lesson 21 Comma with Yes and No

Sort students.
Worksheet - Sorting Students.

Day 9 drama corridor Chapter 8 Chapter 8 C&P Lesson 22 Comma with Conjunctions
Day 10 English Day C&P Lessons 19 - 24 Comma Rules - Post Test 5 - Punctuation Marks Graphic Organizer - Comma Rules Graphic Organizer
Day 11 poetry embers Chapter 9 Chapter 9

p 21 Synonyms
p 20 Fact/Opinion

C&P Lesson 25 Quotations
Day 12 fiction griffin
Vocabulary Practice Worksheet
Chapter 10 Chapter 10 C&P Lesson 26 Quotations Quidditch Quiz
Day 13 nonfiction wheedled Chapter 11 Chapter 11 p 23-24 Where When How C&P Lesson 27 Quotations
Day 14 biography engulf Chapter 12 Chapter 12 C&P Lesson 28 Indirect Quotations
Day 15 English Day C&P Lessons 25-29 Quotations Post Test 6 - Quotation Rules Graphic Organizer
Day 16 autobiography mystify Chapter 13 Chapter 13

p 25 Cause and Effect
p 26-27 Meaning Through Context

C&P Lesson 30 Contractions
Day 17 reference sources bated Chapter 14 Chapter 14 C&P Lesson 31 Possessives
Day 18 essay ajar Chapter 15 Chapter 15 p 29-30 Main Idea C&P Lesson 32 Possessives
Day 19 realistic fiction pounce Chapter 16 Chapter 16 p 32-33 Choosing Correct Meanings Post Test 7 Hermione's Logic Puzzle
Day 20 fantasy confiscate
Vocabulary Practice Worksheet
Chapter 17 Chapter 17 C&P Lesson 33 Capital Letters
Day 21 information Vocabulary Test C&P Lesson 34 Capital Letters

*Harry Potter Candy Quiz
*Bertie Bott's Beans Activity
*Character Bingo

Day 22 English Day C&P Lessons 30-34 Contractions, Possessives, Colon Post Tests 7-8 Colon Rules Graphic Organizer & Business Letters
Day 23 Word Study PowerPoint - Context Clues, Prefixes & Suffixes, and Word Resources Graphic Organizer for Context Clues, Affixes,  & Word Resources

Chapter 1

Vocabulary for Chapter 1 - crane

crane -  To strain and stretch (the neck, for example) in order to see better

Page 1 - Mrs. Dursley was thin and blonde and had nearly twice the usual amount of neck, which came in very useful as she spent so much of her time craning over garden fences, spying on the neighbors.

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Genre

Fairy tales - stories with imaginary characters such as witches, giants and elves, dragons, ogres, or fairies

Mystery - a novel or short story in which a detective investigates and solves a crime

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Draw family tree. - Use notebook of drawings and draw a picture of each character.

James
Lilly
Petunia
Vernon
Harry
Dudley

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Chapter 2

Vocabulary for Chapter 2 - frantically

frantically - highly excited with strong emotion or frustration; frenzied, worriedly, hysterically, crazily, anxiously

Page 23 - Just then, the doorbell rang -- "Oh, good Lord, they're here!" said Aunt Petunia frantically -- and a moment later, Dudley's best friend, Piers Polkiss, walked in with his mother.

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Genre

Folktale - a story passed on by word of mouth rather  than by writing

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Make a boa constrictor.

Portals page 10 - Syllables

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Chapter 3

Vocabulary for Chapter 3 - sneer

sneer - a scornful facial expression characterized by a slight raising of one corner of the upper lip, turn your nose up at, laugh at, snicker

Page 35 - "Who'd be writing to you?" sneered Uncle Vernon, shaking the letter open with one hand an glancing at it.

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Genre

Tall Tale - a fictional story, presented as a true account usually told in the first person

 

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Chapter 4

Vocabulary for Chapter 4 - expel

expel - to force to leave; deprive of membership, push out, drive out, banish

Page 59 - "Oh, well -- I was at Hogwarts meself but I --er -- got expelled, ter tell yeh the truth. In me third year...."

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Genre

Fable - a very short story that makes an educational or cautioning point

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Make wands.

Choose an owl.

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Chapter 5

Vocabulary for Chapter 5 - ravine

ravine - a deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water, passageway, canyon

Page 75 - They were going even deeper now and gathering speed. The air became colder and colder as they hurtled round tight corners. They were rattling over an underground ravine, and Harry leaned over the side to try to see what was down at the bottom, but Hagrid groaned and pulled him back by the scruff of his neck.

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Genre

myth - a very old story that explains features of the natural world such as why the sun rises each morning, where thunder comes from, or why the ocean has waves

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Make coins or coin pouch.

Portals page 14 - Sequencing Events

Portals pages 15-16 - Classifying Words

Walk through Diagon Alley (Internet Activity
http://harrypotter.warnerbros.co.uk/diagonalley/walkthrough.html )

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Chapter 6

Vocabulary for Chapter 6 - jostle

jostle - to come in rough contact while moving; push and shove, elbow, manhandle, crowd, bump

Page 93 - People jostled him on their way to platforms nine and tern.

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Genre

Science Fiction - a story that imagines a futuristic or alien world

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Harry Potter Candy Quiz

Bertie Bott's Beans Activity

Probability

I have 16 beans in my jar. Four are red, four are blue, four are green and four are yellow. What are my changes of pulling out a:

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Chapter 7

Vocabulary for Chapter 7 - pompously

pompous - characterized by excessive self-esteem or exaggerated dignity, arrogant, haughty, snobbish

Page 122 - "Well done, Ron, excellent," said Percy Weasley pompously across Harry as "Zabini, Blaise," was made a Slytherin.

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Genre

historical fiction - a story that blends historical facts in a fictional story

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Sort students.

Worksheet - Sorting Students.

Portals pages 17-18 - Inferences

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Chapter 8

Vocabulary for Chapter 8 - corridor

corridor - a narrow hallway, passageway, or gallery, often with rooms or apartments opening onto it, walkway

Page 132 - Filch found them trying to force their way through a door that unluckily turned out to be the entrance to the out-of-bounds corridor on the third floor.

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Genre

 drama - tells a story that is meant to be performed by actors

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Chapter 9

Vocabulary for Chapter 9 - embers

embers - a small, glowing piece of coal or wood, as in a dying fire, ashes, coals

Page 155 - A few embers were still glowing in the fireplace, turning all the armchairs into hunched black shadows.

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Genre

poetry - tells a story or expresses feelings

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Portals page 21 - Synonyms

Portals page 20 - Fact and Opinion (Do orally with response cards.)

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Chapter 10

Vocabulary for Chapter 10 - griffin

griffin  - a fabulous beast with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion.

Page 173 - "Percy!" hissed Ron, pulling Harry behind a large stone griffin.

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Genre

fiction - written from the authorís imagination

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Character Bingo

Quidditch Quiz - Using Chart

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Chapter 11

Vocabulary for Chapter 11 - wheedled

wheedle - to persuade or attempt to persuade by flattery or guile; cajole, charm

Page 184 - "Just a bit of toast," wheedled Hermione.

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Genre

nonfiction - a writing that is factual

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information

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Portals pages 23-24 Where When How (Do orally with response cards.)

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Chapter 12

Vocabulary for Chapter 12 - engulf

engulf - to swallow up or overwhelm by or as if by overflowing and enclosing, overcome, surround

Page 203 - Harry pulled a wizard cracker with Fred and it didn't just bang, it went of with a blast like a cannon and engulfed them all in a cloud of blue smoke, while from the inside exploded a rear admiral's hat an several live, white mice.

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Genre

biography - tells the true story of a real personís life, using firsthand accounts

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Make a graphic organizer for each creature, monster, and ghost at Hogwarts.

Fluffy Peeves the Poltergeist Sir Nicholas de-Mimsy Porpington/Nearly Headless Nick Scabbers Mrs. Norris
The Fat Lady Fang Griphook Hedwig  

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Chapter 13

Vocabulary for Chapter 13 - mystify

mystify - to confuse or puzzle mentally, confound, baffle, stump, perplex, bamboozle, stupefy

Page 219 - Harry and Ron barely had time to exchange mystified looks before she was dashing back, an enormous old book in her arms.

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Genre

autobiography - tells the true story of a real personís life; written by the subject himself or herself

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Portals page 25 - Cause and Effect

Portals pages 26-27 Meaning Through Context

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Chapter 14

Vocabulary for Chapter 14 bated

bated - reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath dim, distant, dull, feeble, gentle,  inaudible, low, muffled, quiet,  slight, small, soft, whispered

Page 234 - They all drew their chairs up to the table and watched with bated breath.

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Genre

reference sources - materials which are usually consulted for specific information rather than read from cover to cover

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Make a dragon.

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Chapter 15

Vocabulary for Chapter 15 - ajar

ajar - partially opened, half closed

Page 246 - he waited until Quirrell's footsteps had disappeared, then peered into the classroom. It was empty, but a door stood ajar at the other end.

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Genre

essay - factual account of events happening in the world; can include headlines

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Draw Centaurs and Unicorns.

Portals pages 29-30 - Main Idea

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Chapter 16

Vocabulary for Chapter 16 - pounce

pounce - to spring or swoop with intent to seize someone or something, jump, attack suddenly, snatch, spring

Page 283 - He stepped forward, and the white queen pounced.

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Genre

realistic fiction - fictional stories from the writer's imagination, but is true to life

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Portals pages 32-33 - Choosing Correct Meanings

Hermione's Logic Puzzle

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Chapter 17

Vocabulary for Chapter 17 - confiscate

confiscate - to seize by or as if by authority, remove, take possession of, seize, impound, take away

Page 296 - I believe your friends Misters Fred and George Weasley were responsible for trying to send you a toilet seat. No doubt they thought it would amuse you. Madam Pomfrey, however, felt it might not be very hygienic, and confiscated it.

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Genre

fantasy - fiction with a large amount of imagination in it

information - knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

Includes

resource materials

AR Test

Year One Graduation Party