1. Pass out Wart Woes handout
2. Have students read questions while you explain answers to students.
a. Do not read answers word-for-word but instead explain and summarize information.
3. Review materials with students by asking questions:
a. Are warts contagious? (Yes.)
b. Are they hard to treat? (No.)
c. Name at least one way to treat a wart. (Salicylic acid, freezing, or tape.)
d. Only dirty people get warts, right? (No. Anyone can get warts—it doesn’t matter if you are clean or dirty.)
e. Where can you get warts? (Face, bottom of feet, and fingers.)
4. Ask for questions.
5. Move on to the next topic: Fungus.
6. Ask when/if students have seen fungus before. What was it like?
a. Brief discussion: 2-3 minutes.
7. Pass out I Have A Fungi Feeling handout
to students. Make sure students have pencils for activity at end of reading.
a. Read the story, have students read the story in pairs/groups, or switch off and have students read the story out loud, depending on students’ reading levels and time constraints.
b. Explain that when students are through with the story (or when you are done reading it), they should complete the activity at the end of it. They have to decide if the statements are “True” or “False,” and circle their answer.
i. Students can work in groups, pairs, or individually.
c. Allow approximately 15 minutes for this part of the activity.