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 character traits, inference, and predicting.
The guide opens with links to v
A wonderful collection of activities that correlate with the book,
"The Sweetest Fig."
Multiple activities for different grade levels
Parts of the book ~ characters, setting, problem, solution, events
Main idea with details
Main idea with details and evidents
After reading The Sweetest Fig by Chris VanAllsburg, students identify character traits for the main character. They will then practice using textual evidence to support their character trait. This is a wonderful mini lesson, that will allow students to identify character traits using a mentor text
Over 300 pages of graphic organizers and responses that support an Author Study of Chris Van Allsburg!
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 O
Focuses on four different Chris Van Allsburg books- The Wretched Stone, The Wreck of the Zephyr, The Sweetest Fig, and The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. For each book there is a vocabulary activity and at least two other activities. Most activities focus on RL3.3 analyzing how the character's actions con
Use this unit to go along with 5 of Chris Van Allsburg's most popular stories! The StrangerThe Sweetest FigThe Mysteries of Harris BurdickJumanjiZathuraThis unit includes activities, graphic organizers, worksheets, and response to text questions.Skills Practiced: Inferencing Summary PlotSimileCharac
This pack combines our picture book guides for 12 of Chris Van Allsburg's picture books.
Bad Day At Riverbend (This is a K-2 guide.)
Queen of the Falls
The Garden of Abdul Gasazi
The Polar Express
The Sweetest Fig
The Widow’s Broom
The Wreck of the Zephyr