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1 What in the world are we learning about today? Text-to-World Connections with the book: THE THREE CUPS OF TEA By Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin Lesson by Carolyn Wilhelm, NBCT The children's version ofThree Cups of Tea: Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg and The Three Cups of Tea

2 Students read a wide range of print and nonprint texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves, and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works. Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge. Students develop an understanding of and respect for diversity in language use, patterns, and dialects across cultures, ethnic groups, geographic regions, and social roles. Students participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities. IRA/NCTE Standards for the English Language Arts for this lesson: Grade 1 MINNESOTA STATE STANDARDS FOR THIS LESSON: C. Comprehension Standard: The student will actively engage in the reading process and use a variety of comprehension strategies to understand the meaning of texts that have been read or listened to. The student will: 1. Demonstrate literal and inferential comprehension by asking and answering questions about narrative and informational text. 6. Make simple inferences and draw and support conclusions. 8. Write or draw a response that shows comprehension of a story that has been read. D. Literature Standar d: The student will actively engage in the reading process and read, understand, respond to and appreciate a wide variety of fiction, poetic and non-fiction texts. 1. Read from and listen to texts representing a variety of genres (such as poetry, folk tales, drama, fantasy, realistic fiction, informational and biographical texts) from America, as well as from other countries.

3 commons/thumb/6/6c/Greg_Mortenson _portrait.jpg/220px-Greg_Mortenson_portrait.jpg Greg Mortenson (Photo from Wikipedia Commons) Listen to the Wind : The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea by: Greg Mortenson, Susan L. Roth (Illustrator) Three Cups of Tea

4 The Korphe School in Pakistan has an incredible story. Flag of Pakistan Pakistan

5 Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan

6 / 559 Three Cups of Tea Official Site: NPR Story: Questions and Answers about THREE CUPS OF TEA: de-magazine-december-2008.html TEXT-TO-WORLD CONNECTION LINKS for Three Cups of Tea:

7 Afghanistan Pakistan India China Vietnam Do some of our class friends have relatives from these countries? Greg Mortenson's travels took him to Pakistan and Afghanistan. Russia Singapore

8 Tunisia Have you heard of Tunisia?

9 1 2 This map includes Europe and Asia. Some of our class friends may have relatives from these countries. 1. Germany (Europe) 2. India (Asia) 3. The Netherlands (Europe) 4. Vietnam (Asia) 5. China (Asia) Where Three Cups of Tea takes place: 6. Pakistan (Asia) 7. Afghanistan (Asia) 7

10 About where is: India? China? Afghanistan? Pakistan? Vietnam? Germany? The Netherlands? Tunisa? Can we see them all?

11 Can you find the countries: India? China? Afghanistan? Pakistan? Vietnam? Germany? The Netherlands? Tunisa? Can we see them all? Identify the continents: South America Africa Europe

12 Minnesota The United States of America Greg Mortenson was born in Minnesota. The USA is a country.

13 Can you find Buenos Aires, in the country of Argentina? Argentina The continent of: South America

14 About where is the state of Minnesota? About where is the country of Argentina? South America North America Identify the continents:

15 North America Europe Asia South America Africa Australia Antarctica Identify the continents:

16 Did you make a text-to-world connection?

17 Text to world drawing page K -1a.doc

18 Questions to consider: How does education help the world? How does lack of education hurt the world?

19 Attachments Text to world drawing page 3 cups of tea.pdf Text to world drawing page K -1a.pdf


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