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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Harcourt Supplemental Materials)
If you're a 3rd grade teacher using the Harcourt Trophies reading curriculum then this is the resource for you! There are 24 handouts that are based on the focus skills for "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears". These resources can be used to guide your whole or small group instruction. They can al
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
This Literacy Packet was designed for the African Folktale "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears" INCLUDED IN THIS DOWNLOAD: Mosquito Knock Knock Jokes (fun way to get your kids excited about the story) Comprehension Check Responding to the Text - Red Bird Sequence of Events - Cut and Paste Retel
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears Handouts
This is a great folktale to use for cross curriculum. The illustrations are beautiful and truly capture the Western African culture. I have my students locate Africa on a world map. Then I explain to my students that Africa has deserts, mountains, grasslands, and tropical rain forests. It’s really i
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Folktale Book Study - Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
This is a great resource to use when teaching folktales, lessons/morals, as well as character traits. Students are also provided with the opportunity to compare two books by the same author. I was designed with 3rd grade in mind, but can be used across multiple grade levels. Included in your purch
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Why Do Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears Cause and Effect
Short Cause and Effect worksheet from the story Why Do Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears. It also has vocabulary cards with it as an added bonus. CCSS.ELA. Literacy.RL.3.3 CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL3.1
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - Cause and Effect
This activity has been designed to enhance student understanding for cause and effect relationships as per the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It can be used as both a direct instruction activity or as skill practice at a literacy station or reading center. I have found this to be successf
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Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears Book Study
This study allows for an in-depth look into the book, "Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears" by Verna Aardema. It includes questions that engage higher-order thinking skills and exercises that target a number of different concepts. It includes a complete Overview of the unit to aid in planning and
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: Readers Theatre script
This has been a popular download (wow, 133 downloads when it was my free product?!), so I am putting it on sale. Enjoy! This is a script for 25 characters. adapted from the book, "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears" by Verna Aardema. It is very close to the book. Some parts are paraphrased or
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Cause and Effect Using "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears"
This 10 slide Power Point Presentation is used to introduce students to Cause and Effect using a well-known African Folk Tale: "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears". Use the presentation after reading the story aloud to students. The last slide challenges students to find another cause and effect
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears CCG
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
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Comprehension Test: Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - First or Second Grade
Comprehension Test based on the book "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears" By Verna Aardema. No preparation needed. Simply print it out (I print double-sided) and it's ready to go. Includes 10 Questions: Nine Multiple Choice Questions. The 10th question requi
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Retell and Sequencing Cards: Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Retelling a story is easy with these Retell and Sequencing Cards. Based on the story "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears" By: Verna Aardema. Now Includes: Set of cards that are not numbered. Set of cards that are numbered. Print out these cards on cardstock, cut them out
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - Level N - Text Dependent Questions
The Common Core Learning Standards are requiring students to read texts closely, use the details from the text to answer questions, become critical thinkers about what they read and to develop a deeper understanding of the texts they read and listen to. This packet contains 10 short answer constr
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Comprehension Activity for "Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears"
I used this as an independent comprehension activity after reading and discussing the story "Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears" (Harcourt Series 3rd grade).
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Picture Books for the Common Core:  Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
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 cause and effect and summarizing. The guide opens with a link to a video tha
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema:  A Literature Study!
Everything you need for a complete literature study on Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema! There are many ways that you can use these resources. You can copy as an entire packet, or copy pages individually! This can be for a small book club or for the whole class! Inside you wil
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - Story Quiz
This story quiz has been developed to assess student comprehension and vocabulary knowledge for the corresponding folktale. The document is a two-page assessment to include both multiple choice and extended response question formats. Additionally, an answer key is provided.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Unit
This unit includes the following: *character patterns, which can be used for story sequencing and retelling for younger and older grades *reading comprehension questions with answer key *folktale writing paper for 2nd/3rd grade and older- Students pick a question from 4 choices and write a r
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - Sequencing / Retelling
This activity has been designed to enhance student understanding for sequencing story events as per the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It can be used as both a direct instruction activity or as skill practice at a literacy station or reading center. I have found this to be successful when u
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
This unit contains a play derived from the actual story. There are also two activities associated with the play: cause and effect and sequence of events. Both activities have keys.
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Cause and Effect Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
This activity can be used after reading Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears. It contains cause and effect cards that students can match.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Week Guided Reading Unit
Printable eight (8) page student work-skills book includes sequencing/chain of events, onomatopoeia, parts of speech, vocabulary work, predicting, Caldecott award information and more! Turns Verna Aardema's book into a week long guided reading unit!
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (Harcourt)
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears is tied to the Harcourt book. This one week unit is also completely aligned to Common Core Objectives with objectives listed on each page. This comprehensive unit contains: 4 pages using vocabulary words 3 spelling pages 3 grammar pages focusing on adjecti
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - Vocabulary Matching
This activity has been designed to enhance student understanding for using vocabulary as per the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). It can be used as both a direct instruction activity or as skill practice at a literacy station or reading center. The purchased document contains a cut-n-paste work
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears Task Flash Sequence Literacy Cards
This set includes cards that accompany the book, Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Aardema. There are 12 cards to be used as sequence cards, either as a review lesson or group/center activity. There are also 14 Question and 14 Answer cards to lead group discussion and observe student understa
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Looking for a Common Core Aligned, No Prep Pack to teach the book Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears? Look no further! This packet contains all that you need! It can be used for guided reading groups, individual reading, partner discussions, a whole class s
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Readers Theater:  Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears
5 page script for up to 13 readers grades 2-5 (depending on reading levels) Note: I'd like to share that I did write this RT (and a few others on the site) myself. Each takes between 3 and 4 hours to complete---so about $2.0 an hour for writing! Additionally, the TpT site charges 40% commission as
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Literature Guide
Literature Guides are 16-18 page ready-to-print PDF files. They include: (Contents vary with titles - Over 300 titles) * Exciting Booktalk That Introduces New Vocabulary in Context * Open-ended Pre-reading Journal Sentence Starters and Activities * No Simple Recall Exercises * Author Information * H
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears-Reading Literature Guide
"Connections to Literature" Reading Literature Guide Integrating Standardized Test Prep with Literature Multiple Choice-Extended Responses-Writing Prompts-Response Booklet
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears Reader's Response
Use this adorable reader's response to challenge your students to think beyond the text and further explore cause and effect. This six paged primary lined response piece, can be used in whole or small group and includes with focuses on: -onomatopoeia -cause and effect -character traits
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Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears Study Guide and Literature Unit
This literature unit and study guide is for the book Why Mosquitos Buzz in People’s Ears, by Verna Aardema. It contains a student glossary, teacher unit at a glance, word search puzzles, vocabulary crosswords, spelling practice, discussion and short-answer essay questions, informational recall quest
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Reading Unit
Teach strong reading skills like theme, vocabulary analysis, context clues, and text structure by buzzing through this reading unit for Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears! The unit contains: * Higher level Bloom's taxonomy Common Core based questions for every chapter as well as space for studen
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Pocket 11: Leo and Diane Dillon: "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears"
This Literature Pocket provides information and activities about Caldecott-winning authors and illustrators Leo and Diane Dillon and their winning title, "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears." Includes a biography, bibliography/bookmark, and art activities to make a mosquito puppet, to make an Afri
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears sequencing
Cute sequencing activity to go along with the popular story "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears". This incorporates sequencing skill with the fun of an art activity!
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"Why Mosquitos Buzz in People"s Ears" and Four More Titles
Language and art activities to enrich reading five picture books: Why Mosquitos Buzz..., Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Mr. & Mrs. Pig's Evening Out, Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - Little Novel-Ties Study Guide
Use Little Novel-Ties® study guides as your total guided reading program. Reproducible pages in chapter-by-chapter format provide you with the right questions to ask, the important issues to discuss, and the organizational aids that help students get the most out of each book they read.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
This picture book has a lot of great lessons that can be drawn from it such as "Don't jump to conclusions. Don't gossip. Don't spread rumors. Don't play the blame game." These are lessons that can be taught to all grade levels.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Puppets and Reader's Theater
This product includes a reader's theater script based on the folk tale Why Mosquitoes buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aarmdema.There are also 7 print out puppets based on the illustrations of Leo and Diane Dillon. The puppets are a mosquito, a iguana, a python, a rabbit, a crow, a monkey, and an owl.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears Activity Page
Are you studying folktales? Utilize these 2 activity pages to help students better understand the porquoi, Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears. Students will make a prediction prior to reading, search for nouns (key word strategy) in the book, explain why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears according
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Reader's Theater Script - Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
This is a reader's theater script that I wrote to accompany the folk tale "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears" by Verna Aardema. Reader's theater is a great way to work on improving fluency, and this script could be used in a second or third grade classroom.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears- Chain of Events Flowchart
This printable is for use with the story Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears. It is a chain of events flowchart, and corresponding picture cards that can be colored, cut, and pasted on the flowchart. It is a great introductory lesson to cause/effect.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Vocabulary Development
This is the powerpoint that I used for the story Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears. This requires the students to try to fill in the blanks and make the words relevant to them. If you download, please rate the product. Thanks and Enjoy!
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"Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears" Power Point Anticipation Guide
This is a powerpoint that goes along with the story "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears." I use it as an anticipation guide to teach the vocabulary before the story begins. There are pictures, animations, and example sentences. I also do a challenge with the students, which is on the powerpoint.
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Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears Vocabulary Word Cards + Cause-Effect Chart
I used these flashcards to pre-teach some of the challenging words in Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears. We displayed them in the classroom and students found comprehension easier! I also used the cause-effect chart to review cause-effect writing. :) *********************************************
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Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears for Literature Circles
Questions for either a verbal discussion or to be written out in a Reader Response Journal; additional activity ideas. AR Book Level 4.0
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Harcourt Vocabulary Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
A vocabulary activity aligned to the Harcourt 3rd grade story Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears
Need to practice EBSR questions? Look no further! Read a classic story and test prep, as well! :)
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RL 4.2 Theme: "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ear"  Common Core Questions
This lesson can be used with "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ear" by Verna Aardema. It includes 5 multiple choice questions and 1 extended response question aligned with the RL 4.2 Common Core standard for theme.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears Word Search Printable
This word search printable for Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears features both the puzzle itself and the teacher answer key to go with it. Together, they are the perfect sponge activity for those times during your classroom day when you need to fill a few minutes between content blocks. The teach
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears Spelling Words and Vocabulary
This Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears spelling words vocabulary glossary features student-friendly definitions suited to both mainstream and ESL audiences, providing a simultaneous list of spelling words that can be used in title-related writing assignments.
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears...picture book literature circle
3 Graphic organizers... retell the story Suffix Sort... book contains both Ed and Ing Suffix words... extend by using words in sentences. Word Knowledge... research words for meaning. Dictionary skills. 2 page Comprehension Quiz 10 Pages
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cause and effect through folktale “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears”
Teach cause and effect through the folktale, “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears” Africa Unit Study - CCLS. Home work Folk Tale
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