Bluebonnet Vocabulary: Thunder Birds
By Jim Arnosky
A 2012 - 2013 nominated book for the Texas Bluebonnet Book program
Vocabulary for interactive read aloud
This material provides explicit instruction for specific words and word-learning strategies.
1. instruction in specific words to enhance comprehension of the text
2. instruction in word-learning strategies, including synonyms, analogies, compound words, prefixes, suffixes, Latin roots, context clues, picture clues, personal connections, and definitions
3. visuals and word-related activities are included to increase the students' usage of the words.
"Know or No?" A knowledge rating prereading activity
Example/ Non-example activity
Crossword Puzzle/Answer Key