Includes 24 Problem and Solution writing task cards, focusing on helping students develop characters and make connections between cause and effect... All aligned to the Common Core Standards for Grades 3-5.
These task cards can be used for small group practice, independent practice, in literacy cen
Library Lion, by Michelle Knudsen, is a great way for students to identify the problem and solution in a story. There are three clear problems and solutions.
After reading this cute book about a lion going into the library, students will write about a zoo animal that goes into their school library
Here's a problem solution guide to get students writing in an organized step by step process. Suggested topics are included; easy, average, & challenging. I usually take 3 days to complete this task; age of student will determine duration. However, you may want to select the bundle as it includ
After reading "Peter's Chair" by Ezra Jack Keats, students brain storm three items they would like to take on a trip. Then, they write and illustrate.
As an extension, students may complete the Problem/Solution graphic organizer and Make a Connection to a time they felt jealous or left out.
Listen to songs about transportation problems Santa has had and how he has solved them. Students then create lyrics for a problem and solution for Santa.
1. Complete the graphic organizer about Santa’s problem
2. Have students replace the lyrics in one of their favorite songs with lyrics they write
This resource is one of ten standalone products targeting Middle School Writing Skills.
Each lesson focuses on a particular genre and highlights a particular textual feature.
This product ***Problem and Solution Writing*** focuses on:
• Intensifying adverbs & graded adjectiv
How would a student solve problems teacher go through each day? Of course, very creatively. This PDF includes 12 pages of problem that Music Teachers, Gym Teachers, Art Teachers and Librarians go through. The fun part is the kid has to decide how to solve the problem. Every kid wonders what it would
An original Powerpoint presentation that examines the differences between evaluative and problem-solution writing styles. Focus is on understanding and interpreting a writing prompt by looking at key words and phrases to understand how to approach and write the essay. Created to prepare 7th grade st
Make your reading centers and guided reading lessons effective and stress-free with these 100% EDITABLE Fiction and Nonfiction reading activities. They are so much more than just graphic organizers. Simply pair any of these reading activity sheets with a Nonfiction OR Fiction text, and you have an i
Students receive a special letter from "The Problem Detectives" asking if they would like to join "The Problem Detective Club." In order to join, students must first do some detective work by identifying the problem and solution to four case files. If students can successfully solve each problem, th
This “Doodle and Do” resource includes DOODLE NOTES to help students develop understanding of the Problem-Solution Nonfiction Text Structure AND six activities that students can DO to help them showcase their learning. Since the doodle notes (or sketch notes) encourage students to color, doodle, an
This pack focuses on one particular skill: Determining the problem and solution in a story.
This pack includes:
11 stories with three response options for each story
4 flap books
Differentiated problem and solution writing activities that can be used with ANY book!
Students will read th
This unit is great for teaching young learners about problem and solution. This unit contains posters, printables, matching cards and more!
This unit includes the following:
-Problem and solution poster
-6 large problem poster cards
-8 Mini problem cards with 2 solutions each (24 cards total)
This is a FUN, engaging, hands-on unit FULL of Christmas Activities! Your students will have a blast with these math, literacy, and writing activities! There are crafts, anchor charts, and yummy Christmas treats too! These activities go along with the common core in reading, writing, and math.
This pack will help you clearly teach your students the core concept of problem and solution. There are posters, graphic organizers, printables, and real-life pictures to help reach every student in your classroom.
Included in this download:
• problem and solution posters
• problem and solution si
In this activity students draw a card and have to determine whether it is the characters of a story, the setting, the problem or solution of the story by looking for key words in the story card. This is a great literacy center activity or finished work activity. This activity comes with a graphic or
This product contains materials for teaching problem and solution to your students. The packet includes:
- 2 Posters (one for problem and one for solution)
- Problem and Solution Match-Up Center Activity (includes directions for assembly, directions for students, 12 cards, and a worksheet to record
Make your reading centers and guided reading lessons effective and stress-free with these 100% EDITABLE Nonfiction reading activities. They are so much more than just graphic organizers. Simply pair any of these reading activity sheets with a Nonfiction text, and you have an instant activity for you
I created this product for one of my students who needs work with identifying problem and solution. In this set you get 25 passages, all about a paragraph in length. Each passage asks the student to identify what the problem and the solution is. There is a third question for each passage asking the
Inside you will find a Problem and Solution reading passage workbook for your students! This resource is perfect to introduce and practice finding the problem/solution within an easy to read text. These passages can be used with your first graders, early second graders and even struggling third gr
Problems and Solutions from the Nonfiction Text Structures Series contains a variety of fun and engaging activities to aid in teaching text structures.
This unit includes the following:
o Mini Posters with Rules and Definitions
o Foldable Graphic Organizers ~ The organizers make a cute lap book o
"Very Short Stories - Reading Pictures" introduces the vocabulary terms, problem and solution, to the K-1-2 emergent reader. Twenty very short situations with pictures are included.
Suggested use is for kindergartners and for first and second graders who need additional practice identifying the pr
Use these 36 problem and solution cards to help your students understand this relationship better or begin incorporating problems and solutions into their independent writing.
These cards can be used in a variety of cooperative learning formats as described in the packet or would make a great liter
Are you looking for a way to teach your students about Problem and Solution Text Structure? If so, then look no further... This packet (which is part of a complete set focusing on the 5 different text structures) encourages students to interact and respond to texts in a FUN and ENGAGING manner, in o
Common Core Problems and Solutions
This packet of ready to print student worksheets for problems and solutions is aligned with Common Core Rl4.4.5 and Rl.5.5, but can be used with any grade level as a review or assessment for mastery. These worksheets can be used with any story or book.
These 3 sets of 72 story elements task cards are great to use for reinforcing understanding of the story elements of problem, solution, setting, and character, as well as challenging your early finishers.
Task card sets include multiple choice and free response answers.
-Set 1 includes multiple c
In this zipped file you receive everything you need to teach a Common Core Unit on studying the problem and solution in a first grade classroom. There are 17 different files for a total of 40 pages printed.
There are eight different lesson plans set up in the Reader’s Workshop Model of minilesson,
Retelling- Character, Problem, Solution, Connection Flip Book
- Students enjoy completing these flip books after reading.
- Great way of assessing students comprehension of the text read.
- Students become more adept at identifying story elements by completing the flip books.
- Make a hot do
This fun unit will have your students enjoying the holidays with these troll themed stories. During this unit, your students will focus on problem and solution. There are many other strategies included as well such as character analysis, questioning, main idea and details and lots of writing and cr
Make literacy fun and engaging and seasonal! Three different reading comprehension activities in this printable, thematic reading comprehension packet are based on my best selling Cause and Effect activities. With the fun theme of Thanksgiving, the children are able to focus on the comprehension ski
Chicks and Salsa! This mini reading packet is great for teaching so many strategies. Students will work with characters, setting, problem and solution.
Also included are reading elements posters in a chick and salsa theme they are perfect for this story! Students will also be able to write using
The graphic organizer is designed to help young readers identify, problem and solution from a story. Students will identify the title, author, illustrate and write down the problem and solution This is a great template for independent practice at the classroom library, homework, class work, and for
Problem & Solution is a very important skill for successful readers! This mini unit makes it fun and easy to teach and practice these skills!
PAGE 3: MENTOR TEXT SUGGESTIONS
PAGE 4-6: PROBLEM & SOLUTION POSTERS
PAGE 7-9: PROBLEM & SOLUTION CARDS
PAGE 10: FIND THE PROBLEM OR SOLUTION
This product is a great supplement to teach problem and solution. Included are 24 problem and solution cards, a create your own problem and solution sheet, and 3 problem and solution activity sheets.
Hope you enjoy!
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Problems & Solutions Packet includes:
***THIS PACKET AND GINGERBREAD MAN PROBLEM & SOLUTION PACKET HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM & SOLUTION DISCUSSION SHEETS AND CARD MATCH (SLIDES 20-37)
~Pictures of activities used in the classroom
~Learning Target, “I can identify a problem and solution i
Those crazy animals are causing problems on the farm again! Duck needs their help saving Christmas! It's perfect to incorporate into your whole group reading and writing time during the Christmas season, as well as supporting the concept of problem and solution.
-table of contents
Teaching problem and solution? Looking for some extra comprehension activities? This problem and solution activity pack provides a variety of unique activities to meet all your students' needs. This pack is common core aligned and includes resources to enhance your direct instruction, guided practic
It doesn’t get more fun than this! Learning about the Problem-Solution Nonfiction Text Structure in the most engaging and interactive ways! First ---- Doodle Notes! Then --- Interactive Notebook Activities!
This “Doodle and Do” resource includes “DOODLE” notes to help students develop understan
This is a complete essay writing unit Including everything you will need to teach persuasive writing/ problem-solution writing. In this package, you will find a lesson plan with scope and sequence, an outline, brainstorming and prewriting activities, and a working outline. I usually teach this over
Teach your eager learners the fictional elements of problem and solution using the anchor book, Brave Irene, by William Steig.
25 slides which include:
Defining the terms of problem and solution
Types of conflict
3 problem-solution examples to talk about-nice pair-share lesson
Link to Brave Irene
Are you introducing nonfiction text structures with your students? Are you looking for an easy way to introduce, practice, and assess student understanding of problem and solution text structure? If so, this product is for you!
This product begins with an introduction printable to review the basics
In this packet you will find fun and interactive activities to help your students continue to develop their reading comprehension skills by constructing meaning through 7 basic story elements:characters, setting, plot, problem, solution, resolution, and author’s purpose.
List of M
Introduce or review story elements with The Scarecrow's Hat by Ken Brown.
This mini-unit focuses on "plot", specifically problem and solution, with the following resources:
Take a look at the preview and thumbnails for photos of the story slider. It's such a neat wa
This worksheet goes along with Common Core Framework aboutCharacters, Setting, Problem, Solution. The students are to draw and write about Characters, Setting, Problem, and Solution. This is a very basic worksheet and is just meant for students to get information on paper.
Teaching problem and solution text structure? Reviewing proper paragraph writing skills? This activity is for you!
In this activity, students will work their way through five different stations (or six, if you create one of your own). At each station, students will use a different prompt to write
-Includes Problem/Solution cards that can be used as a matching game with pairs (print on different colored paper). I've also used them during Guided Reading groups with 4 students. We scramble cards, each students gets 3 "solution" cards. I read out the problem and whoever has a solution to my prob
This Problem and Solution Chart can be used to identify and describe the problem and solution in a story.
You can use this chart for any story. There is a section on the page for students to write down the Title and Author of the story.
Common Core Alignment:
K.RL.3 - Key Ideas and Details