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Thunder Cake- Patricia Polacco- Compare and Contrast Chart
This activity is what I call a book chart. I made this to go along with a Patricia Polacco unit. On the first day I read Thundercake to the class. We will out the front. Some of the questions deal with: Theme Characters Setting Moral Summary Connections After we completed the front, we worked on the
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Patricia Polacco Author Study
Patricia Polacco is one of my favorite authors to study with my students. Her stories are challenging and inspirational young thinkers and learners. This unit encourages students to make connections, think deeply about their characters, and explore the many themes that Patricia incorporates into her
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Patricia Polacco Author Study {NO PREP Writing Activities & Game}
Get your students excited about reading Patricia Polacco! Leverage your students’ ♥love♥ of chatting with their ☺friends☺ for this NO-PREP, meaningful, & fun “Find Someone Who Has Read” game and comparison contrast writing activity about Polacco’s books! Perfect opening OR closing activity for a
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Patricia Polacco Author & Book Study
Patricia Polacco uses vivid descriptions and beautiful illustrations to tell stories that are close to her heart. Children will fall in love with her description of her life with each book they read. This set covers 18 different books with various graphic organizers. This is a great document to use

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Patricia Polacco: Author Study for Characters, Setting, and Plot
Over 300 pages of graphic organizers and responses that support an Author Study of Patricia Polacco! 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 Org
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Patricia Polacco Author Study: Text-Based Questions, Writing Responses and More!
Patricia Polacco is one of my favorite authors and my students loved learning about Patricia Polacco and reading her stories. This unit covers four of her books: *Chicken Sunday *Thank You, Mr. Falker *The Keeping Quilt *Thunder Cake I also read aloud many others from her, but I put together a uni
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Author Study for Chris Van Allsburg and Tomie DePaola : Compare and Contrast
Author Study for Chris Van Allsburg and Tomie dePaola: Comparing and Contrasting Books by the Same Author Looking for a way to teach RL 3.9? Look no further! I have now taught this unit for two years. All four classes who have used it have loved it, and are so sad when I begin putting the books awa
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Patricia Polacco Thank You Mr Falker and When Lightning Comes in a Jar Activties
Here is a collection of activties to go along with two of my favorite stories by Patricia Polacco, Thank You Mr. Falker (pages 2-9) and When Lightning Comes in a Jar (pages 10-16). The activities are appropriate for 2nd-3rd grade, but can easily be adapted for other ages. Here is a detailed list of
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Patricia Polacco Author Study Comparison
This worksheet is for an author study on Patricia Polacco. The two books used for this worksheet are: My Rotten, Redheaded, Older Brother and Rotten Richie and the Ultimate Dare. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author abou
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Compare and Contrast with The Relatives Came and When Lightning Comes In A Jar
This is a compare and contrast packet written for grades 2-3. It uses two stories which you will have to have the books for, The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant and When Fireflies Come In A Jar by Patricia Polacco. Both are great stories centered around a common theme of family. I also included a
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My Rotten, Redheaded Older Brother by Patricia Polacco
This story of a girl’s “problem” older brother-and how they solved their problems-is relevant to most families and is beautifully told by Patricia Polacco. This 38 page book response journal includes graphic organizers, constructed response writing, vocabulary, and story elements that include: Pre-
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Welcome Comfort Compare and Contrast
This is a compare and contrast activity to use with the book Welcome Comfort by Patricia Polacco. In the story, Quintin, the custodian is Santa Claus. This worksheet is meant for use after reading the first 26 pages- up to the point where Welcome receives the gold star on Christmas Eve. The studen
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Back to School --Lessons for Reader's Workshop Using Patricia Polacco
** Updated version with photos of classroom posters and notes!!! ***Now with compare/ contrast supports for CCSS RL3.9 ** This product is not worksheets. It is based on authentic literary discussion with students and co-created artifacts. These are whole group lessons for the "with" part of your wor
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My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother by Patricia Polacco, Read Aloud Plan
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother…an engaging story that so many of us can relate to…a timeless story of the relationship between an older brother and his younger sister (who finds it difficult to find the good in her not-so-good big brother). This lesson plan is designed to be used as an interactiv
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Patricia Polacco Author Study
Patricia Polacco is one of my all time favorite authors. Her style is so unique and you can really see who she is as a person by reading her stories. Use this document to study Patricia Polacco's books while practicing essential skills. This product includes: -Book Review Sheets -The Bee Tree: Cau
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The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco  ~ 44 pgs. of Common Core Activities
A wonderful collection of activities that correlate with the book, "The Keeping Quilt." Multiple activities are appropriate for different grade levels 1-4 Activities include: Predicting Story Elements Beginning Middle End Main idea with details ABC order - search 10 word ABC order - search 12 w
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Growth Mindset in Reader's Workshop? Patricia Polacco's Thank You, Mr. Falker
Full unit at my store includes: *photos of classroom posters and notes!!! *compare/ contrast supports for CCSS RL3.9 ** This product is NOT worksheets. It is based on authentic literary discussion with students and co-created artifacts. These are whole group lessons for the "with" part of your reade
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Compare and Contrast Events and Settings Graphic Organizer RL5.3
Use this graphic organizer to compare and contrast the settings and events in a story for RL5.3 common core standard. This could be used during a week of instruction as an assessment as they read independently. It also would work great as a modeling tool and to use after YOU read a book aloud firs
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The Graves Family by Patricia Polacco Interactive Read Aloud Lesson Plan
A new family is moving into town! This hair-raising tale is a perfect Halloween read aloud. The Graves family moves in and strange things begin to happen. How will the villagers react when the new family hopes to fit in? This lesson plan is designed to be used as an interactive read aloud with inter
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Number the Stars and The Butterfly Compare and Contrast Essay Writing
This PowerPoint presentation was created to guide your students through comparing and contrasting the books The Butterfly and Number the Stars. Also included is an opportunity to compare and contrast the characters of Monique and Sevrine from Patricia Polacco’s The Butterfly. After reading Number
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When Lightning Comes in a Jar by Patricia Polacco Read Aloud Lesson Plan
It’s time for a family reunion! When Lightning Comes in a Jar…a timeless story of a family reunion filled with food, fun, stories, and lasting memories. The main character, Trisha, is excited to see what new surprise her Grandmother has in store for her and the other kids. This lesson plan is design
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Beginning of the Year Lessons for Reader's Workshop Using Patricia Polacco B&W
** Updated version with photos of classroom posters and notes!!! ***Now with compare/ contrast supports for CCSS RL3.9 ** This product is not worksheets. It is based on authentic literary discussion with students and co-created artifacts. These are whole group lessons for the "with" part of your wor
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Thank You, Mr. Falker - Compare and Contrast
Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco is an excellent text to use with students using the compare and contrast strategy. Packet includes directions for each day with the comprehension questions, graphic organizers, Top Hat compare and contrast organizer and the simple framework writing.
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Some Birthday by Patricia Polacco-A Complete Book Response Journal
Explore Patricia Polacco’s entertaining story, Some Birthday- in this 49 page journal. It includes many graphic organizers, constructed response questions, retelling and other story elements. This journal can be used a few pages at a time or as a packet. Can also be used for assessment purposes. T
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