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Darryl’s Dream: A K-2 Lesson Plan on Perseverance and Dreams
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Darryl’s Dream: A K-2 Lesson Plan on Perseverance and Dreams


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Dive into the world of dreams with "Darryl's Dream," and guide your students through a journey of self-discovery and resilience. This one-hour lesson plan offers a rich mix of storytelling, discussion, and creative expression that will captivate your young students' imaginations and hearts.

  • Engage with your students in a thought-provoking discussion about dreams and perseverance, drawing on Darryl's challenges and triumphs.
  • Explore the main themes of the book through a vibrant read-aloud session.
  • Express creativity through a Dream Art Activity, where each child visualizes and shares their own dreams.
  • Extend learning with optional enrichment activities such as writing, music integration, and guest speakers, enhancing the educational experience and connecting it to the real world.

Perfect for teachers looking to inspire their students with lessons on goal-setting, resilience, and support, this lesson plan comes complete with detailed steps, discussion points, and a variety of activities that cater to diverse learning styles. Ready to inspire your class to dream big? Download this lesson plan today and watch as your students learn to set their sights high and work toward their dreams!

**Enter by May 30th for a chance to win a visit from Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC, a classroom set of his book, Darryl's Dream, and $500 to choose books of your choosing from the First Book marketplace.



Darryl's Dream Lesson Plan K-2.pdf

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May 6, 2024
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The Very Airy Library | Book Reading | "Darryl's Dream" by Darryl "DMC" McDaniels
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How DMC went from rapper to children's book author
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