Not a member? Join for FREE
Home

Puppy Palooza How Rocket Learned to Read Book Study Unit

Grade Levels
Product Rating
Teachers Pay Teachers
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
9.96 MB   |   40 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Puppies and reading abound in this book study unit for "How Rocket Learned to Read". Your students will love putting on a Puppy Reading Parade with shoebox floats and stuffed animals!
Other activities included are: "Fiction Prediction" (pre-reading questions), "How I Learned to Read" (reading interview), "Classroom Pound Hounds" and "Let the Names Begin" (reading skills), "Alphabetical Puppies" (ABC order), "Read Me!" (high frequency/sight word practice), "Read to Puppy" (reading fluency), "A Note From Rocket" (positive reading feedback notes), and puppy bookmarks.
"How Rocket Learned to Read" is a great story to share with your class at any time, but is especially perfect for the beginning of the year with students who are just learning to read, or at the end of the year when students can show off their reading progress. Most activities in this unit from Swersty's Swap Shop can be adapted to other puppy books and dog themes. Both color and printer-friendly black ink pages are included.
Total Pages
40
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

Average Ratings

4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
4.0
Total:
121 ratings

Comments & Ratings

n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  April 1, 2014,  Jennifer W. said:
Great begining of the year activity.
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  March 30, 2014Megan Reynolds (TpT Seller) said:
So much fun! my kids really enjoyed this.
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  March 12, 2014,  Julie S. said:
Looking forward to having the students enjoy reading to their puppies. I know they will have fun. Thank you!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  March 10, 2014,  Eileen C. said:
Good
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  March 8, 2014,  Megan W. said:
Going to try this out in the Spring! Love the book associated with it. :)
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  February 26, 2014,  Buyer said:
Great idea!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  January 22, 2014,  Stephanie U. said:
so cute
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  January 19, 2014,  Trish J. said:
Kids loved it!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  January 5, 2014,  Jill B. said:
Love Rocket's stories and this pack! Thanks!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  December 30, 2013,  Buyer said:
The kids love this!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  December 14, 2013,  Jennifer M. said:
Great Resource!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  December 6, 2013,  Darcy A. said:
My class has loved having their own puppies in the classroom this year.
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  December 6, 2013,  Buyer said:
Too cute!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  December 1, 2013,  S B. said:
Great!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  November 17, 2013,  Buyer said:
My kids loved this unit! A great success.
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  November 10, 2013,  Susan S. said:
Will use to celebrate great behavior! Thank you!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  October 28, 2013,  Buyer said:
Thank you! We had so much fun!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  October 27, 2013,  Buyer said:
Every student in my dog-themed class has a stuffed dalmatian reading buddy. This book was a great way to introduce the reading buddies. Thanks for the resource and your creativity!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  October 20, 2013,  Dania I. said:
Adorable! Thanks!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  October 14, 2013,  Pamela D. said:
Wonderful. Thank you.
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  October 13, 2013,  Buyer said:
I am working on collecting puppies right now so I can get this started with my first graders! I love the product and appreciate the time you took to make it easy-to-use. I really like the idea of reading interviews. I think that this will be a great motivator to increase engagement during our read-to-self time. I can also see expanding this idea to tie these reading buddies into lessons on empathy (pet care, etc) and even self-calming strategies.
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  October 3, 2013,  Buyer said:
Thank You!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  September 11, 2013,  Tami V. said:
Loved this
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  September 8, 2013,  Heather M. said:
This was a great way to begin my daily five centers! Excellent product.
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  September 8, 2013Erica Butler (TpT Seller) said:
This has been on my wishlist for a long time! I am so glad I finally bought it! I am unfamiliar with the story, but I can't wait to read it to myself and my firsties! I already dug through my old Beanie Babies so that I have one Beanie dog for each student! I know they will be so excited to "adopt" one of the puppies to read to! I can't wait to use this!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  September 4, 2013,  Buyer said:
Adorable. I love this! Thank you!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  September 2, 2013,  Buyer said:
Love this book! Did this last year and my kids loved it!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  August 24, 2013,  Buyer said:
I did this with my students at the end of the year. The absolutely loved it! The puppies kept them reading and engaged until the last day. Thanks for sharing!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  August 23, 2013,  Candace C. said:
I am SOOOOOOO excited to do this with my firsties this year! Thank you!!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  August 21, 2013,  Buyer said:
too fun! Love the book, and look forward to using your unit!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  August 19, 2013,  Anne R. said:
I ordered this book from Amazon and fell in love! Ended up with an autographed copy by surprise!! Gathering puppies now!!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  August 18, 2013,  Buyer said:
I searched for little dogs at all the garage sales this summer in preparation for this unit. I look forward to using it as I introduce Daily Five. I think the students are going to be so excited! Thanks for sharing!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  August 14, 2013,  Buyer said:
So cute!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  August 4, 2013,  Virginia M. said:
Cant wait to use this!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 30, 2013,  Cari F. said:
we loved this packet--used it the last week of school and had puppy day! Thank so much
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 29, 2013,  Buyer said:
Can't wait to use this during Pet week!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 28, 2013,  Buyer said:
Thanks! I can't wait to use this!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 25, 2013,  Buyer said:
I was using this at the end of my school year to spice the Daily 5 up and the students absolutely LOVED IT! They couldn't wait to name their animals. This was definitely one of the best purchases I've made. Thank you so much for all of the wonderful ideas and activities! AWESOME!!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 22, 2013,  Sharon H. said:
What a great idea to get the kids excited!!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 19, 2013,  Melissa M. said:
I'm excited to use this with my class this fall. Thanks for your hard work.
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 19, 2013Grace Lovelace (TpT Seller) said:
Love this!! Can't wait to use it this fall
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 10, 2013Jennifer McCool (TpT Seller) said:
So excited to use this!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 10, 2013,  Buyer said:
Can't wait to use in the Fall!
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  July 4, 2013ChelseaRose (TpT Seller) said:
Thank you so much! This is so cute!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  June 28, 2013,  Kara B. said:
My class LOVED this!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  June 25, 2013,  Buyer said:
I just bought Rocket Learns to Read and this will be so cute to use with the book.
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  June 24, 2013,  Kimberly F. said:
I have and love both units! Thank you!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  June 24, 2013,  Buyer said:
can't wait to use this. very good.
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  June 10, 2013,  Holly S. said:
I'm looking forward to using this during summer school!
n/a
4.0
Total:
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
On  June 9, 2013,  Buyer said:
I bought this for next year!! I have already asked my parents if they will donate any puppies they find if they clean any closets out this summer!! Thank you!!
Please log in to post a question.

Product Questions & Answers

n/a
On  April 25, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I'm curious to know if you think this would be too hard for kindergarten?
Teachers Pay Teachers
On  April 26, 2013Swersty answered:
I did this with first graders but it could easily be adapted for kindergarten, too. I think they would have a lot of fun with it!
$4.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 4.0/4.0
 (143 Followers)
$4.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
Puppy Palooza How Rocket Learned to Read Book Study Unit
Puppy Palooza How Rocket Learned to Read Book Study Unit
Puppy Palooza How Rocket Learned to Read Book Study Unit
Puppy Palooza How Rocket Learned to Read Book Study Unit