**BUNDLE AND SAVE HERE**This download contains everything you will need to support the comprehension of the story Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg. These activities can be used as stations or guided reading activities with the teacher. I hope you'll find that these activities push your students to
Teach inferences and more with one of Chris VanAllsburg's best books, The Stranger!Chris Van Allsburg is one of my favorite children's authors. His books are so good and the pictures are always amazing! One of my favorite books to read in the fall is The Stranger. It is such a great depiction of Jac
Overview: In this week-long mini-unit students will ask questions, make inferences, and find supporting evidence through multiple readings of the picture book The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg. Graphic organizers for students are included. Opportunities for sharing and class discussion are provide
Make an inference using clues (evidence or details from the story) and your background knowledge to figure out somethings the author isn't telling you...What is the crystal?This is such a fun worksheet to have during the read aloud of the Two Bad Ants. While you read, the students find evidence with
This is a mini author study using three books by Chris Van Allsburg (Two Bad Ants, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, and The Sweetest Fig) to teach the skill of making inferences. It is a week-long plan, with teacher directed scripted parts, student participation aspects, and an assessment piece. It
This document can be used with the picture book "The Polar Express" by Chris VanvAllsburg. It includes 6 multiple choice questions and 1 short response question that are aligned with the CCLS 4.1 Inferencing.
Make an inference using clues (evidence or details from the story) and your background knowledge to figure out somethings the author isn't telling you...What happened to the future Walter first dreamed of?This is such a fun worksheet to have during the read aloud of Just a Dream. While you read, the
The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg is a great text to use for making inferences. This graphic organizer lists quotes from the text where students make inferences. Students read the text and make inferences about the stranger's identity. (Page numbers come from the 4th grade Reading Street text.)
This scaffolding worksheet is a great visual for students to understand the process of making an inference. Students will practice using text clues for the book "The Stranger", and their schema (background knowledge) to generate an inference. This bundle also includes an Exit Ticket which gives stu
These engaging print and digital activities will help your students comprehend The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg. Use these activities in your classroom for live instruction, or with virtual students on the learning platform of your choosing. Read my blog post to see how I use this resource in my c
Study Van Allsburg in an authentic, engaging way!
It's no secret. Chris Van Allsburg is an insanely talented writer, and students can learn a TON about writing through this comprehensive author study. Although several printables are included, many minilessons walk you through lessons that you can
Chris van Allsburg is one of the most talented children's authors. The stories he weaves are invigorating and inspire the imagination. This unit encourages students to make inferences, think deeply about characters, and explore the many themes that Van Allsburg incorporates into his stories. I hope
This files contains activities to use with the story Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg. The activities have students make inferences based on what they are reading.
The activities in this file are differentiated which helps when using the activity in a whole class setting!
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Are your students having trouble with making inferences? Use these activities with The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg to help them. This also includes a writing extension that is differentiated for students.
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This bundle includes everything you need to teach “The Stranger” by Chris Van Allsburg! Use this story to model, teach, and give your students practice with reading strategies, various literary elements, argumentative writing, creative writing, and common core expectations.
All of these tasks and
An interactive read aloud lesson plan for the book The Stranger by: Chris Van Allsburg. This lesson plan focuses on the strategy of making inferences
This lesson plan includes common core state standards (3rd grade) but could be adapted to other grade levels, learning target, multiple assessment o
Over 300 pages of graphic organizers and responses that support an Author Study of Chris Van Allsburg!
Inside you will find:
About the Author Research Activity
Unique Author Characteristics Graphic Organizer
Book Title/Quick Summary
Author Hall of Fame
What do you love about this author? Graphic O
The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg is the perfect fall read aloud!
The stranger's mysterious and odd behavior encourages children to use critical thinking skills and to infer. As your class listens to The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg, look for clues to determine who the stranger is. Could he be "
Teach your 5th - 8th grade students to observe, infer, and finally make predictions. This PowerPoint, using Norman Rockwell paintings and photographs from National Geographic will help students grow in these important reading comprehension skills.Use these slides with your whole class, small groups,
4-10-20 Update: There is now a Google Classroom version included! You can use the printed questions or use the Google Slides version! For the Google slides version, simply click the link on p.3 of the PDF, make a copy onto your own Google Drive, and it is ready to go!This lesson is a reading less
The perfect holiday story to share with children! Here is everything you need for a literature study on The Polar Express by Chris van Allsburg. There are many ways to use these resources. Copy as an entire packet, or copy pages individually! Perfect for a small book club or the whole class! Inside