These assessment questions for The Great Kapok Tree are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text.
This 13 page file includes a week (or two week) long vocabulary and comprehension study for your students based on the book, The Great Kapok Tree. Includes vocabulary list for students to study during week, a comprehension test, comprehensand vocabulary practice during the week. Keys also included.
This is a STAAR aligned assessment for use with the Imagine It reading program. Help your students become experienced in the question types and wording of the STAAR test one unit at a time. I will be adding more of these types in English and Spanish as the year moves along.
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
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
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 -
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.
The Great Kapok Tree Book Companion and Interactive Notebook Reading Activities Bundle for Google Classroom and Distance Learning.***Perfect for #RemoteLearning / #DistanceLearning / #Homeschooling or Hybrid Learning or In-Person Learning******Perfect for interactive activities on the topic of rainf
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. Buy the physical book here.
COMPACT COMPREHENSION GUIDES (CCGs)
1. Can be used for a variety of instructional purposes, such as Guided Reading, Literacy Centers, and Take-home programs
2. Assesses Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Writing skills in a compact, easy-to-use, uniform format
3. Uses Who, What, Where, When, Why, Which
This writing topic template is designed to teach students the new common core standards writing topic format. With the new common core standards, students will be tested based on how much evidence they cite from the story to complete the writing topic assignment.
This writing topic asks students t
This 42 page Rainforest Unit, featuring The Great Kapok Tree and Just a Dream is a comprehensive unit covering the rainforests and why they are important to the planet.This unit can be adapted to grades 2-5 and is common core aligned. It's perfect for Earth Day, living organism studies, and cross-cu
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 chart• Dictionary Look-up sh
This packet can be used for a week long unit on the rainforest, using The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry. It includes pre-reading and post-reading class activities. Included are reading comprehension, sequencing, visualizing and inferencing questioning on book. Additionally, science and social st
Young students will use literature to learn about the benefits and costs of deforestation. Students will use a problem-solution chart to discuss the importance of individual participation in this issue.
This Reading test is a modified version, as it contains 3 instead of the typical 4 answer choices. A word bank is also provided, along with a “cloze” sentence format to assess story vocabulary. A written response section is also included, to allow children to express higher order thinking questions
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
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
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.
Introduce the wonder, and the importance, of the rain forest with this beautiful story! This 59 page journal includes many graphic organizers, constructed response questions and a week's worth of activities and story elements. This journal can be used a few pages at a time or as a packet. Can also b
Reading Comprehension Book Companion Bundle for The Giving Tree and The Great Kapok Tree. Both are Distance Learning Packs!The Great Kapok Tree:This is a weekly unit using the book, The Great Kapok Tree read aloud with lesson plans. Included in The Great Kapok Tree activities are: Common Core standa