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Song of the Trees Short Story Activity Packet
This is a packet of worksheets and other lesson resources designed to be used with the short story, "Song of the Trees," by Mildred Taylor. If you haven't read this story, you are in for a treat. This activity pacet includes,
1. Reading comprehension questions (Part 1 of the story) Answer sheet is included
2)Answering questions with a quote (Part 2 of the story): This an activity where students have to not only answer questions, but prove their answers by using actual quotes or passages from the story. It is fun and challenging. Answer sheet is included
3. A vocabulary activity called, "Word Detective." where students act as vocabulary sleuths as they try and determine the meaning of new words. First they will use contextual clues to guess the meaning of each new word from how they are used in actual passages from the story. Then they will use a thesaurus or dictionary to check comprehension, find synonyms, and determine parts of speech for each word. Answer sheet is included