⁣Lesson Plan: The Adventure Challenge - Family Edition

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⁣Lesson Plan: The Adventure Challenge - Family Edition

Grade Level: 4-6

Subject: Language Arts and Family Studies

Duration: 60 minutes

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

- Students will explore and discuss The Adventure Challenge - Family Edition.
- Students will determine the theme of the book and summarize its content.
- Students will write an opinion piece on their favorite adventure idea from the book.
- Students will engage in collaborative discussions to share their thoughts and build on each other's ideas.

- Copies of The Adventure Challenge - Family Edition book
- Writing utensils
- Chart paper or whiteboard
- Timer or stopwatch


1. Introduction (5 minutes):
- Begin the lesson by introducing The Adventure Challenge - Family Edition book.
- Discuss the concept of family adventures and the importance of spending quality time together.

2. Reading and Theme Analysis (15 minutes):
- Provide each student with a copy of The Adventure Challenge - Family Edition book.
- Instruct students to read through the book independently or in pairs.
- Ask students to determine the theme of the book and write it down on a piece of paper.
- After completing the reading, discuss the themes identified by students as a class.

3. Summarizing the Content (10 minutes):
- Instruct students to write a brief summary of the book's content, focusing on the adventures and challenges presented.
- Encourage students to include important details and events from the book in their summaries.

4. Opinion Writing (15 minutes):
- Ask students to choose their favorite adventure idea from the book.
- Instruct students to write an opinion piece explaining why they believe their chosen adventure idea would be the most exciting and memorable for their family.
- Encourage students to support their opinions with reasons and information from the book.

5. Collaborative Discussion (15 minutes):
- Divide students into small groups or pairs.
- Instruct them to share their opinion pieces and engage in a collaborative discussion about the various adventure ideas.
- Encourage students to build on each other's ideas and respectfully express their own opinions.

6. Sharing and Reflection (10 minutes):
- Ask a few volunteers to share their favorite adventure ideas and reasons with the whole class.
- Lead a discussion on the different perspectives and preferences shared by students.
- Encourage students to reflect on the benefits of engaging in family adventures and spending quality time together.

7. Conclusion (5 minutes):
- Summarize the main points discussed during the lesson.
- Emphasize the importance of family bonding and the benefits of engaging in new and exciting experiences together.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

Mark and I had so much fun with The Adventure Challenge—Couples Edition, that we knew our kids would LOVE The Adventure Challenge—Family Edition, and we were right! They asked if we can do another one as soon as this challenge was over! ?☺️This video is not sponsored or affiliated with The Adventure Challenge in any way.THE ADVENTURE CHALLENGE BOOKS:https://www.theadventurechalle....nge.com#theadventure #familychallengeThanks for watching!? LauraLet’s be friends! http://www.instagram.con/smallstuffbigfamily

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