This is a nine page activity pack for the story Nights of the Pufflings, by Bruce McMillan.
Page 1- Cover page
Pages 2 and 3- Vocabulary activity
Page 4- Alphabetical order activity with vocabulary words
Pages 5 and 6- Comprehension questions
Page 7- Descriptive writing
Page 8- Draw the habitat of
This book unit includes before, during and after reading activities for Nights of The Pufflings. You may use it for whole class or small group reading instruction, depending on your students’ needs.
The skills and strategies practiced in this unit are:
-vocabulary prediction strategies
A third grade teacher’s (and/or GATE teacher’s) MUST HAVE! Use these Depth and Complexity Icon Frames as an extension to your Third Grade Level 3 Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum. After reading the stories individually or in your HM anthology, use these frames as a response to literature, liter
This product will be a great supplement to your study of Bruce McMillan's "Nights of the Pufflings" in the 3rd grade Houghton Mifflin Reading Series. The packet includes:
*vocabulary study guide and test
*1 vocabulary practice worksheet
*vocabulary I Have, Who Has? game cards
*synonym and antonym a
Use this product to reinforce selected vocabulary for Nights of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan.
Vocabulary is not learned in one week. Students must interact with words in a variety of ways numerous times. However, basal programs do not provide a great deal of practice for vocabulary words. As a
This is a 20 page workbook to accompany the story "Nights of the Pufflings" by Bruce McMillan. Skills covered include: author's purpose, context clues, compound words, punctuation and quotation marks, summarizing, syllables, multiple meaning words, fact/opinion, parts of speech, synonyms/antonyms, t
Worksheets to supplement Nights of the Pufflings as published in Houghton Mifflin Reading 3.2.
Included are: two vocabulary activities which focus on using a combination of dictionary skills and context clues, ten comprehension questions with a focus on Bloom's Taxonomy, a fact vs. opinion activity
Introduce your students to Iceland, its language, and the challenging vocabulary words found in the story Nights of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan with this 21-slide presentation. Seventeen words are defined, illustrated, used in a sentence, and possible synonyms are listed. The presentation ends
This choice board provides students with 9 different activities that they can complete as they read Nights of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan.This product is perfect as an independent assignment or a literacy center activity.
This is a 37 page packet designed to supplement your Language Arts instruction using the story, Nights of the Pufflings. Included in this packet are a 20 question standardized test packet and answer keys for the activities and the test.
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If you're using Harcourt Trophies, then this editable assessment is for you! This assessment is aligned to the CCSS and covers all of the skills and strategies covered in the story Nights of the Pufflings. The assessment also covers story vocabulary and spelling words. The standards covered by each
This trifold contains many comprehension question and skill based questions that students can use to guide their reading and thinking during or after reading the selection. The trifold can be be worked on while reading the selection or after to assess students' comprehension; may be used in a variet
This product contains three activities for the story Nights of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan. The activities include a cause and effect chart, a short research guide for Bruce McMillan's Puffin website, and a Venn diagram to compare facts about puffins in the story and website.
Nights of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan is a nonfiction story about Heimaey Island children helping pufflings reach the sea.
This literature unit includes:
Vocabulary – use dictionary for definitions
Vocabulary Cards – for practice
Spelling List – with practi
This is a set of 5 worksheets for practicing language arts skills related to the spelling and vocabulary words that go with the story "Nights of the Pufflings" from the Houghton MifflinÂ® reading program. Skills include: ABC order, unscrambling, fill in the blank sentences, spelling using HMÂ® sound
If you use the Harcourt Trophies Reading series then this product is just for you!
This Power Point covers all of the skills taught in the story including; spelling, vocabulary, Focus Skill and Strategy, grammar, and word study. It is the perfect companion to the Skills Assessment that is also avail
This document works with Harcourt Trophies theme 2
Includes a spelling list, comprehension worksheets for the story, graphic organizers, vocabulary crossword puzzle and comprehension worksheets for each of the leveled readers for this story. 8 pages!
This file has text dependent questions for the story Nights of the Pufflings.
Close reading is designed to help students think at a deeper level while learning. These text dependent questions will encourage higher order thinking and help them learn to find evidence in the text to support their thi
This spelling bundle provides four homework pages to send home Monday through Thursday night to practice for Friday's Test. It covers the 12 basic spelling words that go with the story plus the 2 challenge words. They include ABC order, Write Three Times, Word Search, and Writing Sentences. Pages
If you are using Harcourt Trophies then this editable file of supplemental story activities is just for you! This file contains a centers packet with 9 various activities for independent seat work, a constructed written response which requires your students to use textual evidence to support their a
Students scan the QR code using their device and watch the movie on puffins. They pay close attention to the details and take notes on the graphic organizer. Students can pause, rewind, or replay the movie if they feel like they missed any information.
This is an excellent extension to "The Night
A lesson plan to go along with "Night of the Pufflings" by Bruce McMillan.
-Students will research a non-fiction topic, such as Iceland or puffins, related to the story Night of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan using books and the internet.
-Students will present the results of their resea
The non-fiction story, Nights of the Pufflings, by Bruce McMillan, has always been a favorite among my third grade classes during reading time, as well as a great science lesson about bird adaptations, coupled with a geography lesson about Iceland!!
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