Inking Thoughts: Dragon Swan Lord

  • Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: Dragon Swan Lord is a story about a swan that helps to hatch a dragon’s egg. Aria will become the little dragon’s guardian, teacher, and protector once the dragonet hatches.
  • Gathering materials: family learning journals, pencils, colored pencils, crayon. Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of the page with today’s learning topic/skill.
  • Reading and Writing Connection: “Today you will draft a story about Aria and her dragonet. Include a beginning, the middle, and the ending to their story.” *Encourage them to recreate the swan (Aria) and her hatched dragonet. They might choose to draft the story as a poem instead. Have fun… be creative.
  • Drafting responses: Allow each family member to write their thoughts (10 min). Encourage the youngest members to draw their thoughts and assign someone to be their scribe.
  • Finally: Discuss: Let each family member share their “Dragon Swan Lord“ creation. Remind them that respectful listeners make eye contact with the person sharing without interrupting.

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