Armadillo Rodeo is a sweet and sassy book by Jan Brett. This unit for the book includes materials to use with a guided reading group before/during/after reading in both PDF and digital formats using Google Slides TM. You can project the color version or use them on your one-to-one devices.
This is unit based on Jan Brett's book, Armadillo Rodeo. This unit includes retelling, comprehension, articulation, comparing/contrasting, compound words, plurals, prepositions, phonological awareness, sight words, and a writing activity. It has 24 student pages.
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A wonderful collection of activities that correlate with the book, "Armadillo Rodeo."
Story elements - multiple activities
Beginning Middle and End - multiple activities
Main idea with details
ABC order - 10 words
ABC order - 12 words
Creative Writing - multiple acti
If you LOVE teaching literature through cross curricular activities and have the book Armadillo Rodeo by Jan Brett, then you're in luck! Your students will be engaged in fun and purposeful activities in reading, writing, poetry, math and art! This resource includes lesson plans with mentor text, mat
For use with the picture book, Armadillo Rodeo by Jan Brett. The attachment includes a student glossary and end of book quiz which contains five true/false statements, four multiple choice context clues vocabulary questions, and one written response question. The student glossary can be used as pa
Anyone can “wing-it”, but pre-planned, thought provoking questioning allows students to grow intentionally. Students love it when you ask them to join in.
Students will be asked to Ponder-and-Chat, Pause-and-Contemplate, and Halt-and-Jot.
Ideally: Cut and tape the smaller que cards to the pages o
KinderReadAloud is a supplemental read aloud curriculum created by a teacher for teachers! KinderReadAloud was designed as a way for teachers to assist in closing the “30 million word gap.” What is the “30 million word gap?” Researchers proved that students coming into school from less privileged
This author study includes activities for 14 books! Trouble with Trolls, Armadillo Rodeo, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Hat, The Mitten, Hedgie’s Surprise, Gingerbread Baby, Gingerbread Friends, Town Mouse Country Mouse, Annie and the Wild Animals, Home for Christmas, Wild Christmas Reindeer,
Jan Brett Mega Bundle - These units will save you a ton of planning time and allow your students to have a hands-on approach to reading and writing with Jan Brett books through variety of resources. Each unit is sold separately but bundled here for a savings.
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Activities and lesson su
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This is a complete month of original Common Core aligned phonological awareness curriculum. If you follow our curriculum in your classroom, which requires 15 minutes a day on t
This unit was created so that students can enjoy one of their favorite authors while keeping up with today's standards. I have created multiple options to go with each book. You could choose a print and go sheet, simple craft or a detailed craft. Each activity is aligned with multiple standards.
An entire unit filled with extension activities for Jan Brett's books. (Includes 12 files below; answer keys not included unless noted in the description below)
1) Author Study Booklet: Students create a booklet about the author to serve as a keepsake memory.
2) Author's Fingerprints: Print and di
Activities and Comprehension Questions for the following Jan Brett Books:
Fritz and the Beautiful Horses
Hedgie Blasts Off
The Owl and the Pussycat
Town Mouse Country Mouse
Comet's Nine Lives
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This is a set of resources I created for use in my own classroom as I teach four of my favorite books by Jan Brett: The Mitten, The Hat, Hedgie's Surprise, and Armadillo Rodeo. Here's what's included:
Author info on Jan Brett: a passage, questions, flip book, web, and writing papers
Kids learn about the armadillo, the little armored one. Expository/Informational Activities That Engage Kids
This resource includes several opportunities for making learning a hands-on and interactive experience.
Students make mini books, perform a reader's theater, and create an armadillo craft!
Comprehension questions, book levels for 21 of Jan Brett's non-winter books.
Hedgie Loves to Read
Town Mouse Country Mouse
Beauty and the Beast
The 3 Little Dassies
The Easter Egg
Hedgie Blasts Off!
Daisy Comes H
Through the creation of this book the children learn an appreciation of Jan Brett as an author and illustrator. Her books lend themselves to teaching character identification, comparing and contrasting stories and characters, and retelling events in correct sequence.
There are 10 diffe
This is a mini Texas Unit. I use it after I have taught about Texas Symbols and Facts. In the pack you will find:
I'm Going To Texas Writing Activity
A True or False Class Sorting Activity
Individual Texas True or False Writing Activity
Texas Fact Review Page
Cowboy & Cowgirl Bubble Map
This theme is designed to explore the books and artwork of Jan Brett.
About this Resource:
Since many of her books have Christmas themes, one suggestion might be to begin the unit shortly before Christmas and then complete it after the Christmas break. There are complete lessons including reprodu
If you LOVE teaching thematic units cross curricular...then this packet is for you! If you want something new to "spice" up your Texas unit, then keep on readin'!
In this packet are lesson plans with mentor texts, vocabulary cards, craftivities, interactive notebook activities, reading activities, a
Included in this bundle is 21 of Jan Brett's most popular books.
Books included in this bundle:
The Easter Egg
The Wild Christmas Reindeer
Annie and The Wild Animals
Daisy Comes Home
Goldilocks and the Three Be
Are you looking for a new way to have your students respond in writing after your author study of Jan Brett? These flap journals are a perfect way to engage your students in responding to a Jan Brett text.
The books covered in this unit are ...
- Hedgie's Surprise
- Town Mouse, Country Mouse
This file contains various speech/language games and activities with a cowboy/rodeo theme.
Page 1 - Cover Sheet
Page 2 - Contents
Page 3-4 - Ideas for using "Armadillo Rodeo" by Jan Brett (book not included)
Page 5-10 - Cowboy Categories
Page 11-16 - The Texas Two-Step (antonyms)
This newly updated edition is bigger and better than ever! Expanded to 96 pages, Giddee Up! Round Up! features lessons centered around five popular children's books -- The Three Little Javelinas, Jalapeno Hal, Armadillo Rodeo, Baby Rattlesnake, and The Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea. Lessons included
QR code stories are great for listening centers with iPads or tablets! *QR Code stories about cowboys and cowgirls* This pack contains QR code links to the following 23 stories:
* Cowboys and Cowgirls Yippee Yay! by Gail Gibbons
* Just Like My Dad by Tricia Gardella
* Bubba, the Cowboy Prince by He
This is a great writing/craftivity lesson to do at the beginning of the school year or anytime. Goes great with The Armadillo Rodeo by Jan Brett, but can also be used without. Perfect for a western unit, or as a springboard to kick off a Boot-ful New School Year!
Use as a lesson on –adjectives
Designed to integrate math into a cowboy unit. To be used with books like How I Spent My Summer by Mark Teague, Armadillo Rodeo by Jan Brett, and Cowboys and Cowgirls by Gail Gibbons...to name a few.
Students will convert horse hand measurement into inches and centimeters.
This is an open-ended puzzle activity to use with your own cards for any skill. I particularly like to use this after completing a book unit with "Armadillo Rodeo" by Jan Brett.
Directions: Print, laminate and cut out the puzzle pieces (print enough puzzles for 1 per student +1). Shuffle. After
Texas Our Texas: Learn About Texas History, Symbols, and Culture! 154 pages!!
This pack includes:
Texas pledge and song
What the flag stands for
Lone Star State
Texas State Seal
The Six Flags Over Texas
Texas Symbols - Posters that can be made in
200+ pages of differentiated activities for learning about Texas! Download Preview for a detailed look of what's included, plus a FREE Texas Pledge Poster and Activity, "Read it, write it, paste it" Scrambled Sentence Page, and a copy of the Index.
NEW: In the zip file you'll find a new document w
Yeehaw! Come celebrate Texas history with this mini-unit packed full of over 100 pages of literacy and math activities! Your little cowboys and cowgirls are sure to have a rootin', tootin' good time!
Included in this packet are:
Texas Flag craft
Texas, Texas, Wha
Texas Symbols power point is a twenty eight page display of Texas culture. Real pictures are used to explain the history about when and why the symbols were adopted in the Texas Legislature. The dates will go with a great unit about the Timeline of Texas.
Topics and symbols include:
Are you ready to gear up for your Western/Texas unit? This vocabulary set contains Texas symbols as well as western words. Research shows that using real pictures helps all students, especially English language learners. Print these words on card stock and laminate for durability.