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This is a literature study about the book, The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynne Cherry. It is geared towards the younger student, grades K-2. This is perfect for your Earth Day and Rainforest Studies. Included are a variety of materials to help you teach with this mentor text. You'll find the followin
Research based opinion writing using "The Great Kapok Tree" by Lynne Cherry. The students will write their opinion on deforestation by using sources I provided or online research. They will learn how to quote text evidence and go through the entire writing process. They can do this on paper or Goog
Everything you need for a picture book study on The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry! 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 you will find:About the Author Research ActivityStory Summa
These Earth Day writing, art, and read aloud activities are inspired by Lynne Cherry's book The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rainforest. Each of the three activities below can be used to enrich your read aloud of this amazingly powerful book. Nonfiction Read and RespondThis nonfiction art
The Great Kapok Tree Rainforest Unit and Resources. Rainforest activities go with the book The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. Digital and print versions for remote teaching and hybrid learning. Includes: features of the rainforest, useful websites, art projects, vocabulary, main idea and summariz
"The Great Kapok Tree: Tale of the Amazon Rainforest" by Lynne Cherry is a well known children's book. In the dense, green Amazon rain forest, a man has come to chop down a great Kapok tree. When he lies down to rest, the creatures that inhabit the tree and the surrounding forest come to whisper in
This study includes literacy activities related to The Great Kapok Tree by Lynn Cherry. The activities focus on ELA Common Core Standards. This book study includes the following activities: 1. Story anchor charts 2. “Dialogue Dudes” animal finger puppets 3. “Quote me on that!” character dialogue f
2nd - 3rd
The Great Kapok Tree Rainforest Novel Study. Rain forest activities go with the book The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. 39 pages includes the following: - KWL on Rain Forests - Venn Diagram on characters in the story - Rain Forest Word Wall with 48 Words - Rain Forest Word Search - Rain Forest Wo
3rd - 5th
This interactive read aloud document will help you while reading The Lorax and The Great Kapok Tree for Earth Day. This is such a fun way to work on specific reading skills with your students. I love using these even in my 5th grade classroom. My students LOVE it when I read picture books aloud
This is a comprehensive lesson plan to teach interdependence among organisms in the rainforest. It utilizes Lynne Cherry's picture book The Great Kapok Tree as a read aloud, and includes all materials for the lesson and assessments. There is a writing and reading component built-in, and the entire
This is a script for the book The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. It features 14 parts including: Narrator, The Man, Monkey, Boa, 2 Butterflies, Toucan, Frog, Jaguar, 2 Porcupines, Anteater, Sloth, Boy The script can be altered to accomodate more or less parts. Format: Microsoft Word.
The Great Kapok Tree is a common core fiction and non-fiction unit. It contains literature circle forms and directions and fiction Close Read tasks to go along with the book by Lynne Cherry. It also contains an original non-fiction passage with non-fiction Close Reading activities. There are also
Whether the children are reading "The Great Kapok Tree" for Earth Day, Arbor Day, or simply as part of a thematic unit, the message of rainforest conservation imparted through this story speaks just as clearly, loudly, and urgently as it did when "The Great Kapok Tree" was first written in 1990 -
3rd - 5th
This packet corresponds with the wonderful book The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. Included in the packet is a worksheet with text-dependent questions, a rainforest animal wordsearch, and a poster project idea that incorporates a study of the book's illustrations. This book and packet are an ex
This mini unit includes: 1. QR Code Listening Center of the Book 2. Rainforest Animal Research form with 7 Animal QR Code Research Cards: The codes link up to National Geographic Kids to provide information about animals from the story. The research printable can be used for books/magazines/other
Quality open-ended comprehension questions take time to develop. No-Nonsense Teaching has done the time-consuming work for you. The Great Kapok Tree by Lynn Cherry is an persuasive read aloud which asks us to reflect upon the importance of protecting the Amazon Rain Forest. This resource includes
Read Alouds are a great way to promote literacy and the love of reading in your classroom. This text is an excellent book to use as a read aloud, and this unit package is JAM PACKED with lessons, reproducibles and centres that you can use with this book! Read alouds are an essential way for you to M
Cause & Effect: The Great Kapok Tree Power Point (PDF), Trista P. Nwokey, www.chalkspot.com A reading literature unit for fourth grade, but can be used for third and fifth grade. The unit uses The Great Kapok Tree to explore cause and effect and inference. The package includes a powerpoint pre
The Great Kapok Tree is a perfect read aloud for discussing cause and effect, discussing author's purpose and making evaluations and judgements. Your learners will get lots of experience with using their critical thinking skills with the prompts and discussions in this lesson plan. This file conta
This study guide contains comprehension questions and vocabulary over the story "The Great Kapok Tree" in the fourth grade "Reading Street" series by Scott Foresman. The second sheet reviews the weekly comprehension skill.
To celebrate Earth Day this unit contains activities correlated to Lynne Cherry's The Great Kapok tree. It also contains activities beyond the book in which students share ways in which they recycle, reuse, and reduce.The unit includes:-Conduct an open sort with animals of the Rainforest-Compare an
Students learn vocabulary, sequence events, organize facts, write persuasive pieces, and complete a mini research project in this unit. Learn about the rainforest and endangered species, too! Great for Earth Day. The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynn Cherry, is a beautiful story about life in the rainforest
This Earth Day Literature Unit for Grades 3-5 provides engaging, no-prep, cross-curricular activities to accompany the books Just a Dream by Chris Van Allsburg and The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. Grab the books from your school library and get ready to have a great Earth week with your stude
Just in time for Earth Day! Share with your students the story of The Great Kapok Tree as they listen to reasons why we should save the rain forest. Your students will identify and respond to the opinions of each animal. Finally, your students will decide which animal they most agree with. They w

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