Transcript: As she grew and grew her name grew perfect to her too. Chrysanthemum loved how it sounded when her parents called her and how it looked written on her birthday cake Teacher Recommends it as a good beginning of the year book to do some letter counting and comparing kids names to The happiest day of Chrysanthemum's parents lives was the day she was born. They thought she was perfect so they needed a perfect name for her. Issues Mrs. Twinkle Problems PEER PRESSURE Rejected Ridiculed Mocked Bullied Pressured to change Her parents reassure Chrysanthemum through words, touch, favorite food, and fun. These are savy parents as they are using a book about giftedness to help them! Parents Get help! Her name School and Peers A beloved teacher is tuned in to her students and finds out why the kids are teasing Chrysanthemum. She acts on her knowledge. Target Audiences Reading Chrysanthemum is a great way to start the year with K-2. Make a huge red tissue paper heart with "Always say Kind Words." As you read the story have students take turns wrinkling the heart each time text mentions unkind words. Chrisanthemum arrives at school with a bright smile all excited for her first day thinking her name is absolutely perfect. Then everyone giggles at the sound of her perfect name as well as mocking the length of her now dreadful name! Chrysanthemum wilts! Elementary School Grades K-2 Read aloud Comedy and humor Beginning of the year Establishing community http://www.scholastic.com/browse/collateral.jsp?id=32395 Identity Individuality Pride Self-esteem Respect Responsibility Tolerance (Scholastic) Unwrinkle heart Biblitherapy Activity 3. Discuss being bullied, being the by stander, and being the bully. Have them choose words to describe the character of each. Ask students how the bullying could have been prevented? Also why is it okay to be different? 4. Right/wrong behavior Chrysanthemum Wrinkled heart Have students attempt to unwrinkle the heart and realize you cannot! Discuss that this is just like trying to take back unkind words. http://firstgradewow.blogspot.com/2012/07/chrysanthemumwhat-perfect-name.html Strategies (d.118) Strategies (d.118) 1. Have students identify the issues in the book: bullying, tolerance,respect,responsibility 2. Discuss the range of emotions in the book for Chrysanthemum. How does she feel: before she goes to school, when she's made fun of, when she's bullied?
Transcript: Rhizoctonia Rusts Pythium Powdery Mildew Bacterial Wilts Botrytis Leafminers Spider Mites Thrips Fungus Gnats Worms Slugs Aphids Plant Needs and Care Humidity Humidity tolerant. Know for being a "Hardy Plant" Handles environmental changes well Temperature Light These plants like a temperature range of 65-70 degrees. A good rule of thumb is if you are comfortable, your mums will be comfortable Avoid placing your chrysanthemum in direct sunlight or deep shadows. A location in a nice bright room with a minimum of 12 hours of light daily is ideal Water Modern Chrysanthemums are much more showy than their ancestors. They have multiple florets making them larger and much more attractive These plants should not require additional fertilizer while in the home Plant Care and History They require a good amount of water to maintain good health. Letting the plant wilt will greatly decrease its longevity Diseases and pests Today Chrysanthemums are generally grown for ornamental plants in beds and mostly as a florist crop Fertilizer Plant Origin Chrysanthemum The End Chrysanthemums were first cultivated in China as a flowering herb as far back as the 15th century BC
Transcript: by Concepción Rodelo Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun of it. Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts Annotated Bibliography (cont.) Reading Standards for Literature K–5 Grade 2 RL.2.2 Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. WIDA The English Language Development Standards WIDA Performance Definitions Chrysanthemum can be used to emphasize the uniqueness and differences of every individual. Whether the differences are due to name, culture, race, gender, etc., Chrysanthemum is a useful tool to help teach children how everyone should be accepted, regardless of how he or she may be different from them. Chrysanthemum can also be utilized to reinforce the subject of bullying, how it should not be tolerated, and how everyone needs to treat each other with respect. Finally, Chrysanthemum can be used in order to help teach students about character analysis and the author's purpose. www.isbe.net/common_core/default.htm www.wida.us Chrysanthemum Story Telling Project Listening and Reading Grade: Primary (2nd grade) Genre: Fiction picture book Book: Henkes, Kevin. (1991). Chrysanthemum. New York, NY: Greenwillow Books. Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards #4 (Grade 2): Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences. Resources Annotated Bibliography Speaking and Writing
Transcript: What happened? Who is the main character? Kevin Henkes writes and illustrates children's books. Our story started when Chrysanthemum was born. In the beginning, the story takes place at her house. Most of the story takes place during Chrysanthemum's first week of school at school in her class. Answer: Plot Her name is long, barely fits on her name tag, and is the name of a flower Mrs. Twinkle because she shows kindness to Chrysanthemum. Mrs. Twinkle teaches us that bullying is not okay. What happened? Vocab quiz: The answer to the question "What happened" tells us the ____ of a story. Who are the characters? Chrysanthemum loved her name. Her parents thought it was absolutely perfect. Then, Chrysanthemum went to her first day of school, and she was teased for her name by Victoria, Rita, and Joe because they thought it was funny to have the same name as a flower. Chrysanthemum didn't love her name anymore. She didn't like school, even though her teacher, Mrs. Chudd, was nice. On the third day of school, Mrs. Twinkle, the music teacher made Chrysanthemum the daisy in the class musical, which made the teasing worse! Who is the author? What made Chrysanthemum different? Who should we act like in our story? Can you think of another "Who" question? are the characters? happened? did the story take place? did the story take place? did it happen? Chrysanthemum was teased because she was different. Mrs. Twinkle showed the other students that Chrysanthemum's name was not strange, but something to be proud of because her name is also a flower's name. When and Where did the story take place? Important Questions: The Five W's Take away message: Everyone is different, but deserves to be treated with kindness! Who What Where When Why Laughing when someone answers a question wrong Pushing a friend for missing a shot on the soccer field Whispering jokes about someone to others Treating others the way you like to be treated Then, Mrs. Twinkle told the students her first name was Delphinium, which is also a type of flower. Mrs. Twinkle said she might name her daughter Chrysanthemum. After that, Chrysanthemum thought her name was absolutely perfect! Victoria, Rita, and Joe stopped teasing Chrysanthemum--now they wished they were named after flowers. Mom & Dad Chrysanthemum Victoria Rita Joe Mrs. Chudd Mrs. Twinkle Why did it happen? Is this kindness? Chrysanthemum
Transcript: De Saint-Exupery, Antoine. The Little Prince. New York: Harcourt, Inc, 1943. Print. Henkes, Kevin. Chrysanthemum. U.S.A: Greenwillow Books, 1991. Print. repetition - "Chrysanthemum, Chrysanthemum, Chrysanthemum."(Henkes) -"Chrysanthemum wilted."(Henkes) - emphasizes the uniqueness of her name & keeps readers intrigued. - annoying Brainstorm Rhetorical triangle Compare In both stories, the main characters, Chrysanthemum and the Little Prince, share a common feature where they both reflect nature and the goodness that can come out from it. Chrysanthemum shows her affection for nature when she "stopped and stared at each and every flower", and also thought her name was "absolutely perfect" (Henkes). The Little Prince similarly respects and talks about the flower "trying to understand why flowers go-to such trouble" and shows deep thoughts about nature (De Saint-Eupery 21). Works Cited Page At the beginning of the book, Chrysanthemum is proud of her name, however throughout the book, she becomes insecure about her name due to bullying; in the end, she overcomes with the help of Mrs. Twinkle. Protagonist - Chrysanthemum -optimistic & whimsical - "Chrysanthemum loved the way her name looked when it was written with ink or an envelope."(Henkes) Antagonist - Victoria, Jo, Rita -quarrelsome - ""A Chrysanthemum is a flower. It lives in a garden with worms and other dirty things.""(Henkes) external - Chrysanthemum vs. Victoria classroom & Chrysanthemum's house - it's the place where main conflict occurs Rhetorical device Chrysanthemum Basic Literary Analysis -Chrysanthemum is the speaker of the story -the tone is joyful and satisfied - "'Hooray!' said Chrysanthemum."(Henkes) -young children who have a low self-esteem are the intended audience -the purpose of the children's book is to encourage kids to embrace what you're given Yujin Seo Jennifer Shepherd Sharon Olguin Sebastian Arizola
Transcript: . In the beginning of the story, Chrysanthemum was born and leading up to the day before kindergarten. .also talking about the life she had before kindergarten (she loved the way her name sounded) Rising action One day the class met the music teacher Mrs.Twinkle. then Chrysanthemum's life changed. Mrs. Twinkle told her that she had a long name too. Exposition Chrysanthemum definitions Falling action Falling action falling action: how the climax is resolved. Resolution: final outcome of untangling of events in the story theme: the message from the story setting: Time and place of the action that occurs in the story plot mountain: a plot diagram that shows the main events in the story in which they occur definition Author: Kevin Hankes Title: chrysanthemum Ethan B, Tiyahna, Ervens Climax Exposition: when the story introduces the charecters, plot, story theme. Rising Action: the part of the story when all of the action begins Climax: the middle of the story. falling action: when antagonist is defeated or when the story begins to end. . When she entered kindergarten people made fun of her name and she started to regret having that name. Additional information
Transcript: And when she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. Prepositional phrase (Adj) She loaded her pockets with her most prized possessions and her good-luck charms Participle Chrysanthemum She dragged her feet in the dirt. Gerund PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE (Adj) By Kaylee Cloninger She loved the way it looked when it was written with icing on her birthday cake infinitive
Transcript: • Ask students to be listening for numbers or math in the story. When the story is finished, ask them which section discussed math. • Re-read the page with the numbers again for clarification. "...Chrysanthemum's name is spelled with thirteen letters. 'That's exactly half as many letters as there are in the entire alphabet!'" Ordering numbers Self-Assessment Math in Children's Literature • Henkes, K. (1991). Chrysanthemum. New York, NY: HarperCollins Children's Books. • Van De Walle, J. A. (2013). Elementary and middle school mathematics teaching developmentally. (8th ed.). New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc. • Richardson, K. (2012). How children learn number concepts: A guide to the critical learning phases. Bellingham, WA: Math Perspectives Teacher evelopment Center. Chrysanthemum By: Kevin Henkes Setting up the lesson • To end the lesson, have students do a quick self-assessment with a thumbs-up, meaning they understood or a thumbs-down meaning that they need more time with the content. • What was easy and what was challenging? • What did you take away from this activity? (Ordering numbers? Counting? Charting?) Objectives Student Resources Chrysanthemum Visual Representation • Students will be asked to order themselves in a line from shortest name to longest name. • If my name has 5 letters and Bill's name only has 4 letters, I should stand behind him. • If Chrysanthemum were in our class, where would she stand in the line? • Students will be able to compare and order the number of letters in their name with the names of their classmates. • Understanding of number concepts will be shown in writing as well as verbally, and in context (lining up) References:
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