Who doesn't love the classic friendship tale in the story Amos and Boris of Amos the mouse and Boris the whale? This product is intended for use with the Common Core exemplar text Amos and Boris by William Steig. The unit contains Common Core based questions for every chapter as well as space for st
Amos & Boris by William Steig follows a little mouse named Amos and a giant whale named Boris, who rescue one another from distress and become lifelong friends. I recommend this picture book for an ocean-themed unit, or if you want to expose your students to a beautiful story of friendship that
A wonderful collection of activities that correlate with the book,
"Amos and Boris."
Individual grade appropriate activities for grades 2-5.
Parts of the book - 2 activities
Who What When Where Why and How
Main idea with details - 3 activities
Point of View
Character Traits - 2 activities
This is a 20+ page novel study with answer key to Amos & Boris by William Steig. This is a funny mystery written at a 810L Lexile. This book is great for high readers in 3rd and 4th grades, on grade level readers in 5th grade, and low 6th grade readers.
I wrote this novel study with many voc
Amos and Boris by William Steig Inspired by the Sea Exemplar Text Study
This booklet is designed for each page to be cut in half and assembled as a half page whale book. The questions are not numbered so you can use all the questions, or differentiate and use less questions based on student reading
Character Study Close Read with Amos And Boris! This product was created to give teachers options when it comes to reading instruction. The reading series is often overwhelming with so many choices and sometimes quite frankly not filled with things some teachers want to use. These short, focused clo
This is a wonderful story for students. This reading lesson plan is full of reading skills for students from grades 2nd-4th. These plans could be turned into a week long book study. Perfect for small groups or whole group.
This lesson plan includes:
Character Point of View
Close Read Que
I use this PowerPoint presentation to review vocabulary on Day 4 of instruction with my students. This PowerPoint includes a Turn/Talk for each word for cooperative learning/collaborative conversations.
Throughout the week, track the proper use of these vocabulary words. Kids can tally their use or
Everything you need for a literature study on Amos & Boris by William Steig! There are many ways that you can use these resources. Copy as an entire packet, or copy pages individually! This can be for a small book club or for the whole class!
Inside you will find:
About the Author Research Ac
Amos and Boris by William Steig: Use these 44 task card multiple choice questions to help guide children through Amos and Boris. A response form for students and answer key for the teacher are given. An extra writing prompt is also included as an extension idea. Text is given in worksheet format for
Amos & Boris by William Steig is a classic friendship tale your class is sure to love!
This book study includes a wealth of easy-to-differentiate resources to assist you and your students in close reading, writing, and thinking deeply about this story. These activities work well as literacy ce
These lesson activities are designed to supplement the Text Talk curriculum that focuses on vocabulary and comprehension. This selection, Amos and Boris, is from the second grade (level B) set, however it could be used at another grade level with slight adjustments.
The document includes 5 days of
This is an AMAZING SMART Board Presentation that you will absolutely love for teaching any reading skill. This presentation will keep your students highly engaged throughout the lesson because on each slide there are questions that are covered by a box. When you are ready to ask the question, you to
This close reading unit of the text Amos & Boris by William Steig was designed using the CCSS Reading Literature Standards for fourth grade. It includes text-dependent questions for three close reads aligned to the three organizational elements of the CCSS Reading Literature Anchor Standards wit
TSW use the graphic organizer to create a character sketch of Amos and Boris from the story by William Steig. TSW identify behavior, dialogue, and character traits and provide evidence from the text supporting their ideas.
*This activity can be used in correlation to the Common Core Unit, "Inspire
Have your students LOVE reading with LOTS OF engaging, student-centered activities!
They will really enjoy using Accelerative Learning and Gardner's Multiple Intelligences!
We provide all the fun activities - just add AMOS AND BORIS from your school library!
Aligned to national reading and litera
This is an AMAZING PowerPoint Presentation that you will absolutely love for teaching any reading skill. This presentation will keep your students highly engaged throughout the lesson because on each slide there are questions that are covered by a box. When you are ready to ask the question, you tou
Amos & Boris is a great choice any time of year. Kids love and need stories of friendship. This unit includes before/during/after activities for the book as well as an extension option for writing using the book as a mentor text. Use the activities in guided reading, as mentor text lessons, wit
Amos and Boris - Vocabulary Study Guide
Unit 2, Supplemental Text
Journey's by Houghton Mifflin
Study Guide includes:
- Matching Definitions to Terms
- Changing Nouns to Pronouns
Perfect for an extra vocabulary review prior to the lesson vocabulary test!
For additional supplemental materials for
This PowerPoint includes
- genre, author
- comprehension questions
- paired text questions
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- and more!
**This PowerPoint includes Grammar and Phonics lessons for Lessons 28 and 29 for Journeys Grade 3**
Includes two weeks wor
The document can be used as material for higher level first graders or early finisher second grade students.
There are comprehension questions and vocabulary reproducibles for Amos and Boris By William Steig. The document can be done as small group work, homework, whole-class, or enrichment.
Literature Guides are 16-18 page ready-to-print PDF files. They include: (Contents vary with titles - Over 300 titles) * Exciting Booktalk That Introduces New Vocabulary in Context * Open-ended Pre-reading Journal Sentence Starters and Activities * No Simple Recall Exercises * Author Information * H
This zipped file includes 2 notebook files. One goes with Amos and Boris and the second one goes with the group project. We completed both project over 2 weeks.
The project notebook files can be edited to meet your needs.
This packet includes, teacher directed questions to guide lessons, activity supplements for student work, and writing response prompts, and vocabulary and grammar supplements to complement the Wit and Wisdom curriculum for third grade with the story Amos & Boris by: William Steig.
This file is
This product was designed to help my students learn a different format of testing besides multiple-choice.
This product Includes:
Vocabulary Cards: You could use this with your word wall, or for a weekly bulletin board. If you print this off on regular paper, you can split students into a group an
This PDF is 30 pages.
roll n' read
poem /draw / color / setting
2 writing prompts
One page, 7 question reading assessment using text evidence based questions. This is for the exemplary text Amos and Boris by William Steig. Each question is correlated to Florida State Standards for Reading/Language Arts. This can be used as a written assessment using all or some of the questions.
This activity has been designed to enhance student understanding for sequencing story events as per the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It can be used as both a direct instruction activity or as skill practice at a literacy station or reading center.
I have found this to be successful when used
Have your class participate in this student-centered text talk about the text titled Amos and Boris by William Steig.
PowerPoint Presentation: 34 slides
Text Talk Printables
5 Day Close Read for Amos & Boris by William Steig
(Each day includes questions/graphic organizers and a quick write)
Day 1: Unknown Words & Phrases
Day 2: Illustrations & Vocabulary Text Dependent Questions
Day 3: Story Elements
Day 4: Character Dialogue to Support Theme
Day 5: Performa
This lesson plan is number 4 in the "Exploring Picture Books Series" a series which explores a number of children's picture books and their various illustration techniques.
The lesson plans guide the teacher through a process of identifying and naming parts of a picture book and exploring the illust
This text is an exemplar text that lends itself to a community project. This file contains a project where students will connect reading to a personal impact project. The file contains story activities and then presentation ideas.
These sentences came from the exemplar text Amos and Boris. The students will use context clues in the sentence to determine the meaning of the bolded vocabulary word from the story. This is a preview of the daily sentences available in my TpT store for the Journeys reading series.
Common Core Assessment!
I hope this assessment fosters understanding of FSA/Common Core question stems in your students.
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Students will fill in a problem and solution chart for the text Amos and Boris. Can be differentiated by filling in problems and/or solutions prior to distributing to the students. Students may also be provided the option of including a picture with their written response to demonstrate their thin
This CLOSE READING activity was a hit at my school. I displayed the students results on my bulletin board and was asked to leave it up for 6 weeks so other teachers could use it as a guide. This is very rigorous and engaging. I used it for 3rd grade, but this could be used for grades 3 and up.