This all encompassing 55 page printable packet includes comprehension, vocabulary, map skills, table of content skills, creative thinking and critical thinking activities for the book Balto and the Great Race.
The comprehension strategies include predicting, summarizing, sequencing, making connect
This nine page packet focuses on the story, Balto and the Great Race. Before, during, and after reading strategies are explored. Other skills that are focused on are author's purpose and main idea and supporting details.
My students absolutely love reading the Balto story!! They love learning about the dogs and mushers that saved Nome from diphtheria.
This book study is the perfect way to explore and learn the Balto story.
✩ a map of the route
✩ story map craftivity
✩ vocabulary word for each chap
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Balto and the Great Race
By Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, illustrated by Nora Koerber
Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 3.5
Lexile Measure®: 870L
Guided Reading: P
About The Book
It's 1925 and Balto, a Siberian
Get two games in one! Game #1 is a TRUE and FALSE game about the book Balto and the Great Race. Game #2 is a FACT and OPINION game with a Balto and Alaska theme. Students do not need to read the book to play Game #2. Both games use the same game board but have their own game cards designed for the t
Use these comprehension questions with your students while reading the popular story, Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel. These comprehension questions can be used to hold students accountable while they read independently or with a group. These questions will require students to use
This is a smartboard file for the book Balto and the Great Race. The file contains slides for keeping track of character traits for the main characters. The slides also contain some key vocabulary using context clues. The file is colorful and easy to use.
Inspire your students to jump into the action and onto a sled with Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel.
Work through this captivating race against time chapter by chapter using the novel study guide sheets. Each sheet combines a variety of skills linked to the Common Core State Standa
This is a complete unit for the novel, "Balto and the Great Race" by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel which is included as part of the 3rd grade Houghton Mifflin ELA curriculum.
This unit includes the following:
- Comprehension Questions for every chapter
- Chapter Questions answer key
- End of Book Quiz
This comprehension packet is geared for 2nd/3rd graders and is pretty basic and simple. It is perfect for students who can decode accurately but are still building stamina and comprehension skills.
There are 1-3 questions per chapter.
This is a complete list of vocabulary words with definitions for the entire novel. It is broken down by chapter and have about 8 words per chapter. It is easily editable as it is a Microsoft Word document.
Introduce your students to the evidence-based comprehension strategy of Reciprocal Teaching cards with these ready-made scripts. Feel good about running book clubs knowing that the students are engaged while reading and discussing.
Get a sneak peak at the Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel Novel Study Sheets by downloading the activities for chapter one here!
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Inspire your students to jump into the action and onto a sled with Bal
This 8 page document mathematizes the novel Balto and the Great Race with problems based on the Math Common Core State Standards. This book is full of time and distance concepts. The problems encourage deep thoughts about the Math CCSS.
This is a 16 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Disasters & Events that Shaped America - The Great Race of Mercy. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
Years ago, diphtheria wiped out entire communities, sometimes killi
Whoever said preparing your students for state testing had to be boring? This is the fascinating story of Balto with complex comprehension questions written with the same question stems used on the Grade 3 Smarter Balanced, Florida, and Ohio Department of Education practice tests. This packet also i
This PowerPoint presentation is on multiplying and dividing integers.
Here is a link to the student notes and worksheets that go along with this PowerPoint: Integers - Multiplying and Dividing (Student Notes and Worksheets)
The presentation is full of great pictures of Nome, Alaska in 1925 and it
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