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The Great Kapok Tree Activities Packet
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
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The Great Kapok Tree Novel Study (Rain Forest Activities)
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
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The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry: A Complete Literature Study!
Everything you need for a picture book study on The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry! There are many ways that you can use these resources. You can copy as an entire packet or you can copy pages individually! This can be for a small book club, or for the whole class! Inside you will find: About
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The Great Kapok Tree Interactive Notebook Reading Lessons & Activities Bundle
Differentiated The Great Kapok Tree Interactive Notebook Reading Lessons & Activities Bundle NEW! Now includes even more interactive notebook and lapbook activities to enhance and add value to diverse learning! Perfect unit for EARTH DAY! Earth Day i
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The Great Kapok Tree Rainforest Unit and Resources
The Great Kapok Tree Rainforest Unit and Resources. Rainforest activities go with the book The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. 24 pages includes features of the rainforest, useful websites, art projects, vocabulary, main idea and summarizing activity and graphic organizer, fun facts about the kapo
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The Great Kapok Tree: Common Core Rainforest Fiction and Non-Fiction Fun
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
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The Great Kapok Tree
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
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The Great Kapok Tree Common Core Book Study
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
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The Great Kapok Tree Read Aloud  Lesson with Comparison  to Seuss The Lorax K-2
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
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The Great Kapok Tree with QR Code Listening Center and More!
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
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The Great Kapok Tree Power Point: Cause and Effect PDF (CCSS Aligned)
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
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"The Great Kapok Tree", by L. Cherry, Questions & Projects
A set of short answer, multi-layered comprehension questions for the book, "The Great Kapok Tree", by Lynne Cherry and a set of project challenges that can be done with the book.
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The Great Kapok Tree
"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
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Theme and Accountable Talk: The Great Kapok Tree
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
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Earth Day Activity Pack - Inspired by The Great Kapok Tree
This Earth Day Activity Pack is 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
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The Great Kapok Tree : Reading Street : Grade 4 (version 1- please check words)
Special Note: Please Read Please read the “Included” page very carefully to make sure you are purchasing the correct story and items you are looking for. I have also included last weeks grammar in case you would like to review with your students. If you have any questions, see any mistakes (the
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Earth Day Interactive Read Aloud! The Lorax and The Great Kapok Tree
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
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The Great Kapok Tree- Reader's Theater
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.
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The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
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
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Earth Day Literature Unit for Just a Dream and The Great Kapok Tree
This Earth Day unit for Grades 3-5 provides activities to accompany the books "Just a Dream" by Chris Van Allsburg and "The Great Kapok Tree" by Lynne Cherry. Activities include: - Multiple Choice & Open Response Comprehension Questions - Math Problems - Environmental Research
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The Great Kapok Tree - Celebrating Earth Day
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 -Compar
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The Great Kapok Tree Power Point: Cause & Effect (CCSS Aligned)
Cause & Effect: The Great Kapok Tree Power Point, Trista P. Nwokey, www.chalkspot.com A literature unit for The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynne Cherry for fourth grade, but can be used for third and fifth grade. The package includes a Microsoft 2010 Powerpoint Show, Teacher Companion, and Student Co
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The Great Kapok Tree:  Imagine It Grade 4
Supplemental activities for Imagine It Grade 4 SRA Reading. Enrich your fourth grade Imagine it Unit 2: Nature's Delicate Balance, Lesson 5: The Great Kapok Tree. This study guide includes vocabulary and comprehension practice activities. The extensions will give students the opportunity to use hig
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The Great Kapok Tree Interdisciplinary Literacy Unit
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 rainfore
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The Great Kapok Tree- The Rain Forest Animal Project-K-3- Writing Prompt
The Great Kapok Tree- This Amazonian Tale to your class. Your students will be delighted to hear all the Amazonian animals speaking to the young man. Inspire your students to create their own rain forest. GREAT SUB PLAN - The Rain forest project was designed to allow your students to cut and co
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The Great Kapok Tree: Cause and Effect Flipchart (Aligned with Common Core)
The Great Kapok Tree: Cause and Effect ActivInspire Flipchart 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 include
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The Great Kapok Tree Interactive and Shared Reading
This is a weekly unit using the book, The Great Kapok Tree. This unit is aligned to the Common Core standards. In includes using key details to describe the message or lesson in the story. The unit includes an interactive activity with matching the rainforest animals to the reasons given not to
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"The Great Kapok Tree" Teaching Set
Contains a background picture (8.5 x 11) of the rainforest and pictures of each animal from the book that can be cut out and laminated or copied and used with students to sequence on the sequence chart that is also included. This would be great for a read aloud or sequencing mini lesson. Also can
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The Great Kapok Tree Spelling/Vocabulary List Activities Rain Forest
I have created a mainly phonetically-based spelling list for the book "The Great Kapok Tree" by Lynne Cherry. The vocabulary words are also from the book. This is a great book to read during a rain forest thematic unit, Earth Day unit, ecology lesson, biomes and ecosystems unit, or plant and anima
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Picture Books for the Common Core:  The Great Kapok Tree
This picture book guide was designed to help teachers prepare their students for Common Core extended response questions. It was also designed to help teachers make digital connections to literature. This guide focuses on author's purpose and main idea. The guide opens with a digital connection t
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Linking Literature: The Great Kapok Tree Grades 1-3
If you LOVE teaching literature through cross curricular activities and have the book The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry, then you're in luck! Your students will be engaged in fun and purposeful activities in reading, writing and art! This resource includes a lesson plan with materials and directi
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The Great Kapok Tree Readers Theater - Cause and Effect
I have included the lesson plan with the readers' theater, so all you have to do it print and enjoy! I used this Readers’ Theater with my fourth graders. It was a springboard into our BIG IDEA topic of Environments, and it also led to great conversation about cause and effect. We know that cause
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Scott Foresman Reading Street "The Great Kapok Tree" Small Groups and Centers
This small groups and centers plan was developed by Cara Whitehead to provide appropriate differentiated instruction for Scott Foresman Reading Street Grade 4 Unit 3 Week 5. The story "The Great Kapok Tree" focuses on the outcomes ofgeneralize, story structure, suffixes, and author’s purpose. Studen
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The Great Kapok Tree
The Great Kapok Tree This is a story study for The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. 11 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This The Great Kapok Tree story study includes the following: • Story study title page for students • Before reading worksheet • Author research worksheet • Character
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The Great Kapok Tree: ULTIMATE Common Core Literature Unit
Core Teachables's complete literature guides include everything an instructor needs in order to deliver standards-based instruction to 21st century students, including: Easy to read teacher’s guide outlining all activities Questions and prompts covering the Common Core literature standards for sele
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Picture Book: The Great Kapok Tree Reading Comprehension
Contains 12 pages of reading focused on the picture book, The Great Kapok Tree. Retell The Story: Graphic Organizer B, M, E 2 Comprehension Sheets: Questions based on the book. Sequence the story: Cut strips apart to put back in correct order Toucan Non Fiction and Questions: Non fiction reading
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The Great Kapok Tree by Cherry, Collaborative Conversations Text Talk
I use this PowerPoint presentation to review vocabulary on Day 4 of instruction with my students. This PowerPoint includes a Turn/Talk for each word for cooperative learning/collaborative conversations. Throughout the week, track the proper use of these vocabulary words. Kids can tally their use or
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The Great Kapok Tree - Animal Roles
Get your students involved when you read The Great Kapok Tree! Cut out (and laminate) the animal lines. Have students choose a role and read the part aloud when you get to their part of the story. Encourage accents and sound effects to go along with the individual animals!
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The Great Kapok Tree Graphic Organizer
Made to accompany "The Great Kapok Tree" by Lynne Cherry. This book is a great resource for persuasive reading and writing, as all the animals in the book convince the main character why their kapok tree should not be cut down. This chart is easy for many grade levels to use and organizes each ani
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Earth Day with The Great Kapok Tree
This file comes with pictures of the animals, word cards with each animal name, and a sentence or two from the book that each animal says. As you read the story, each student can listen for and put up their card on a pocket chart. This is a great activity for listening, recall, and use in multi-le
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The Great Kapok Tree: Author's Viewpoint vs. Your Own
In this lesson, students will read The Great Kapok tree and determine the author's viewpoint. They will then decide their own viewpoint and compare it. They will do this through discussion questions broken down by reading level (low, medium, high) so that each of them can actively participate. As an
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The Great Kapok Tree Thematic Unit
Students can learn about Earth Day by reading The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry, and then they can practice their reading and grammar skills by completing this thematic unit!
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Literature Unit for The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
Lynn Cherry’s classic tale of the Amazon rain forest can be a part of your reading and writing program with the use of our fully-integrated literature unit and study guide. Support materials include a teacher resource guide, vocabulary puzzles, spelling practice pages, hands-on project ideas and mor
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An Instructional Guide for Literature: The Great Kapok Tree (eBook)
This literature guide incorporates key skills from the Common Core. The lessons have integrated vocabulary, close-reading tasks, text-dependent questions, cross-curricular activities, higher-order thinking, as well as diverse and relevant assessment.
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Create a Rainforest Field Guide Writing Center for The Great Kapok Tree
After reading "The Great Kapok Tree" students can create a rainforest field guide. Teachers facilitate a discussion about the human impact on the rainforest and how people can protect nature. In order to complete the field guide your students will be reading and writing like detectives by gathering
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The Great Kapok Tree - Lesson
This lesson provides a detailed lesson plan based on the book The Great Kapok Tree. Students take on the role of an animal from the book to learn the importance and meaning of interdependence in the rain forest. Using yarn the students connect to one another and most importantly to the Great Kapok T
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The Great Kapok Tree Trifold - Imagine It 4th Grade Unit 2 Week 5
This is a trifold that can be done independently or in small groups for the story The Great Kapok Tree of the 4th grade Imagine It reading series. Included are two versions - one with page numbers and one without.
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Amazon Unit PowerPoint: Magic Tree House, The Great Kapok Tree
This Powerpoint aligns with an Amazon unit. It covers Magic Tree House: Rain Forest, Magic Tree House: Afternoon on the Amazon, The Great Kapok Tree, and Horrible Harry and the Ant Invasion. Includes: Photos, videos, AR questions, and vocabulary.
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Comparing and Contrasting The Lorax and The Great Kapok Tree
This lesson and double bubble graphic organizer can be used to help students practice comparing and contrasting fictional texts. I used this lesson around Earth Day to highlight the relevance of conservation for my students.
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Teaching Math with the Great Kapok Tree
This is a problem-based math lesson / unit that is tied to the Great Kapok Tree story. Includes a quick-write picture prompt, cross-curricular activity plans tying the reading, writing and math together. Math skills practiced in this lesson/unit include multiplication facts and 2-digit multiplicat
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The Great Kapok Tree: An Instructional Guide for Literature (Physical book)
By completing fun, challenging activities and lessons, students will uncover the true meaning behind this beautifully illustrated story. This instructional guide for literature is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this sensational story. Appealing and challenging cross-
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The Great Kapok Tree Vocabulary Activities
These vocabulary activities for The Great Kapok Tree incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with a study of the text. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences.
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