In Unit 3, students continue to build their understanding of perspective through the lens of toys and play. In the first part of the unit, students experience a series of close read-aloud sessions of the text Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell. Through this text, they learn about and discuss how people’s perspectives about toys can change. Students also read informational texts, sing songs, and play games from “long ago” to support their emerging awareness of perspective.
In the second part of the unit, students demonstrate their growing confidence and competence as speakers and writers as they work on the module performance task. This task invites students to interview a classmate about a preferred classroom toy. The interview portion of the task serves as the Unit 3 Assessment (W.K.8, SL.K.3). Then, students write and draw to show the information gleaned from the peer interview (W.K.2, W.K.8). During a module culmination and celebration, students share their writing and drawing with the school principal and other guests.