Our Giraffes Can't Dance Activities are now digital for distance learning with editable teaching slides and worksheets based on Giles Andrade’s book. Read aloud the growth mindset picture book then use the printables or go paperless with Google or Seesaw to practice standards-based skills.We have ov
Facilitate growth mindset discussions with your kiddos using this set of activities based on the book Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andrae. Students will identify their own strengths and areas for growth, set goals for the school year, and learn ways to encourage their classmates as they pursue new
Six different reading response activities that promote a growth mindset based on the book Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees.
Set includes CCSS Activities for Before, During and After Reading!
This is a book companion pack to go along with the book, Giraffe Problems by Jory John. It has everything you need for a week of comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar instruction. Here's what is included:- Daily Lesson Plans- Book Questions- Nonfiction Digital Poster- Fiction Digital Poster- What I
Reading Comprehension This unit focuses on a study of Giraffes and Nonfiction Text Features. This unit includes a 5-day lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using Read Alouds to teach the comprehension standards for reading and vocabulary. For this unit, we used Giraffes by Laura
This is a complete study guide to go along with "The White Giraffe" by Lauren St. John. It includes an internet activity to build background knowledge on South Africa, a character list, complete set of questions for the entire book, three vocabulary puzzles, three vocabulary "matches" (which can be
This is a guided reading lesson plan for the book The Giraffe, and the Pelly and Me. It contains four days worth of lessons which include comprehension questions, vocabulary, extensions, reflection questions, and fluency/running record check. This is a level P book.
Interactive read-aloud appropriate for synchronous or asynchronous learning!Students will answer questions using a variety of choices. They will then watch a read-aloud of Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees. Questions are open-ended and allow for unique responses.Google Drive
Complete book companion for Giraffes Can’t Dance! Comprehension Questions, Character Study, Theme, Life Lesson, Vocabulary, Writing Prompts, and Word study to use with this wonderful book, Giraffes Can’t Dance, by Giles Andreae. Also included are reading conference questions with answers to provide
Looking for a Common Core Aligned, No Prep Interactive Notebook to teach the book The Giraffe, the Pelly, and Me? Look no further! This pack contains all that you need! It can be used for guided reading groups, individual reading, partner discussions, a whole class study, or as a read aloud compan
Are you using interactive read alouds in your class? They are engaging, incorporate so many reading comprehension skills, and encourage collaboration. The hard part is planning for them, but I've done that for you! This read aloud kit is a companion to Giraffe Problems by Jory John.In this kit you
A no prep back to school read aloud activity based on the book Giraffes Can't Dance. Perfect for the first day or first week of school!Includes:*A direction page*A visual chart that corresponds to the book*A simple post-reading writing/drawing activityCheck out my back to school read aloud activity
This interactive activity will have your students learning all about giraffes while practicing essential reading comprehension skills like main idea, context clues, vocabulary, and text features.Topics include:Physical FeaturesDietHabitatGiraffe FamiliesSurvival In The WildFun FactsTo complete this
Kids love learning about animals. These non-fiction reading passages on GIRAFFES include vocabulary work, comprehension, notetaking, and expository or informational writing! Use during guided reading or during whole class instruction. Two versions of this giraffe passage are included, a 1-page and a
Giraffes Can’t Dance : Reading Comprehension Book Companion & Activity Packet * Reading Level 3.8This 37-page packet provides a variety of levels to reach each individual student. Please see preview pages and descriptions below . Worksheets include lined paper for easy handwriting practice: 37 P
This pack contains weekly tests that correlate with the following assigned reading pages/chapters: Chapters 1-6, Chapters 7-10, Chapters 11-14, Chapters 15-19, and Chapters 20-24.The test questions are in multiple choice and extended/short response formats. Purchase also includes answer keys for t
This is an Independent Reading Contract for The Giraffe, The Pelly, and Me, by Roald Dahl. This can be used in Guided Reading for your more independent readers. The contract includes vocabulary words for the group to be responsible for learning and questions throughout which ask children to explain
This little freebie is a response sheet to go with "Giraffes Can't Dance". I have used it in a whole group setting, small group, and even as a literacy station response page.
I hope you enjoy it!
Please feel free to e-mail me with questions, comments, or even requests!
Looking for No PREP ways to extend your mini lesson with a great read aloud? These extension activities will allow your students to apply their learning from your mini lesson. This pack includes anchor charts that can be printed on a poster printer to use whole group along with printable's for ind
This high interest and engaging mini lesson is a complete digital and interactive lesson with no prep activities using Google Slides. The lesson has accommodations built right into the activities. The videos and photos will engage reluctant readers.Each Micro-learning Deck includes:lesson engager, o
Getting your students to slow down, reflect as they read, and engage with the text in different ways are all part of being a good reader and are goals of close reading. While this can be a difficult skill for students to master, teaching it doesn't have to be! Jennifer Horner and I have teamed up to
This is a jam-packed resource with activities
to sustain the reading and practice of skills
using Giraffes Can't Dance (Guided Reading Level L/M)
Use for Guided Reading Group, Literature Circles, or to extend a Read Aloud
Activities and Extensions include:
This product is a complete digital book companion for the Book : Giraffe and Bird by Rebecca Bender. This resource can be used as is or you can use selective activities as per your time allows. This resource is a part of a year long curriculum, so it would only contain certain reading and writing st
This product is a complete book companion for the Book : Giraffe and Bird by Rebecca Bender. This resource is a part of a year long curriculum, so it would only contain certain reading and writing strategies/genres and does not contain all reading strategies or writing genres. This resource can be u