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Food Unit
At The Supermarket

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Objectives
To engage students in a shared reading experience and enhance their awareness of illustrations/concepts of print/vocabulary/and comprehension development.
Students will learn how a supermarket operates.
The information provided will build upon already existing knowledge.
Students will learn vocabulary in context.
Students will create shopping lists.
Students will be engaged in an authentic, real life activity.

Materials
At the Supermarket (Hautzig, 1994)
paper
crayons, markers

Procedure
1.Work with students in small groups.
2.Show students the cover and ask them to predict what they think the book is about. Flip through the pages and ask them the same.
3.Ask students to raise a hand whenever they do not understand a word.
4.Read At the Supermarket (Hautzig, 1994) to the group, stopping to discuss unknown words.
5.After reading and discussing, have students create shopping lists of what they would like to buy at the supermarket. Model one for them first. Remind students to use the food word wall if needed. Also, provide supermarket flyers.

Special Accommodations
Group students by abilities so that instruction can be more individualized.