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Hey Diddle Diddle - Story Elements Slide Deck

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide | 1 page | Grades: K - 1

Engage young readers in texts and learn about setting with an instructional slide deck featuring the Hey Diddle Diddle rhyme.

What Does Setting Mean? Kindergarten Nursery Rhyme Lesson Plans

Are you a kindergarten teacher struggling to find engaging and practical resources to help your early readers learn about characters in a story? Look no further! We are excited to introduce our newest resource: the Setting in Hey Diddle Diddle Teaching Slide Deck.

This interactive and visually-appealing slide show is designed to help young students identify and understand the setting in the beloved nursery rhyme, “Hey, Diddle Diddle.” The slide show includes colorful illustrations and interactions that bring the story to life, as well as exercises and activities that encourage students to actively engage with the settings and identify them as examples or non-examples.

One of the main focuses of this slide show is to teach children to identify the setting in Hey Diddle, Diddle, and other texts.

Students will love reading the nursery rhyme and interacting with the slides to drag, drop, and sort settings and non-settings in fictional texts. What a fun way to learn the features of print and parts of a story.

This resource pairs perfectly with our other Hey Diddle Diddle reading resources

  • Hey, Diddle Diddle Comprehension Worksheet Pack
  • Hey Diddle Diddle Read and Retell Pocket Chart Cards

Kindergarten Reading Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your reading lessons. 

In addition to individual student work time, use this nursery rhyme resource to enhance learning through guided reading groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need help understanding the concepts by 

  • Pre-teach vocabulary before the initial sorting activities using other rhymes or stories.

Additionally, provide access to previous assignments, posters, and anchor charts for students to recall past lessons.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

  • Encourage fast finishers to summarize the rhyme by drawing a picture of the main character, the setting, and the significant events.

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

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This resource was created by Samantha Rose, a teacher in Florida and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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