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EHS Fiction and Nonfiction

Changes to Environment

Fiction Books Nonfiction Books Puppets (Fictional and Nonfictional characters) Fictional and nonfictional characters Magnifying glasses Fake glasses Fictional materials Fictional and nonfictional felt board story pieces Pictures of fictional and nonfictional story characters Pictures of place that are fictional and place that are nonfictional Dress up clothes of fictional and nonfictional characters. Water table: fictional items- unicorn, spongebob, hello kitty, etc Sensory table: nonfictional items- horse, yellow sponge, cat, etc

Teaching Concepts for Indoor Experiences

1. Sort fictional (not real) things from nonfictional (real) things 2. Show pictures of things that are fictional (not real) and things that are nonfictional (real) and tell children what makes them fictional and nonfictional 3. Allow child to turn pages of a fictional book as you read then talk about what made it fictional. 4. Allow child to turn pages of a nonfictional book as you read then talk about what made it nonfictional. 5. Pretend play with fictional and nonfictional character dress up clothes 6. Goldilocks and the Three Bears puppet play. (fictional) Link below is for free printable puppets http://www.letsplaykidsmusic.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Storytelling-Songs-Goldilocks-Characters.pdf http://www.letsplaykidsmusic.com/make-homemade-puppet-theatre/

Teaching Concepts for Outdoor Experiences

1. Hide fictional characters around playground and have children look for them. 2. Movements for climbing the beanstalk (fictional) movements for climbing a tree (nonfictional) Can you really climb a beanstalk? Can you really climb a tree? 3. Movements for riding a unicorn (fictional) movements for riding a horse (nonfictional) Can you really ride a unicorn? Can you really ride a horse?

Teaching Concepts for Music Movement Wellness IMIL

1. Fiction vs Nonfiction (Harry Kindergarten) CHORUS: Fiction is pretend a make-believe creation Non-fiction is real It gives us information Fiction’s full of characters, a plot, and a setting In non-fiction, it’s real-life knowledge that you’re getting Verse 1: A book with talking dogs That’s fiction! A book about the life cycle of frogs Non-fiction! A book about a mouse who saves the day That’s fiction! A book that teaches you how to dance ballet Non-fiction! A book about a fire-breathing man That’s fiction! A book about the different types of plants Non-fiction! Verse 2: A book about a dragon having fun That’s fiction! A book on how the Earth goes around the sun Non-fiction! A book where a troll makes a princess afraid That’s fiction! A book showing how big planes are made Non-fiction! A book with a dinosaur who ruins the school day That’s fiction! A book on famous people in the U.S.A. Non-fiction!

Teaching Concepts for Fingerplays 1.

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