"I bought a simple, inexpensive flashlight, took it apart, and placed it on the science shelf. Children put it back together like a puzzle through trial and error. Once they get all the pieces together correctly, the flashlight will turn on!
This activity uses a story map to retell the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. A story map is an easy way to introduce literary elements (particualary the essential ones such as characters, setting, and main events) to your students.