A Busy Year by Leo Lionni Reading Activities, Writing Lessons

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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35 (1/2 pdf and 1/2 Google Slides TM)
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Description

A Busy Year by Leo Lionni is a sweet book about the life cycle of a tree and how two mice take care of it. Students love the little mice in A Busy Year, and teachers love having grab and go lessons! This DIGITAL and PDF unit is perfect for mentor text lessons, book clubs, guided reading groups, and paired reading. It includes choices for before, during, after reading.

ACTIVITY OPTIONS FOR A BUSY YEAR:

  • schema building about trees (alphaboxes)
  • tier 2 vocabulary introduction and practice
  • sequencing (anchor chart and project) -2 pages
  • story elements
  • questioning page
  • character traits
  • making connections
  • visualizing
  • research report about trees
  • and writing in response to reading (____ loves the planet)

OTHER LEO LIONNI RESOURCES YOU MIGHT LIKE:

This unit can be purchased individually, but is also included in my Leo Lionni Author Study. Other units included in the author study are:

GET THEM ALL IN THE AUTHOR STUDY:

Leo Lionni Author Study Bundle

WHAT OTHER TEACHERS HAVE THOUGHT OF THIS UNIT:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Doris C. says, "Great way to help Kindergarten students understand and make connections to the story. My students enjoyed the activities. "

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jacki S. says, "Great Resource!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Maryann M (TpT Seller) says, "Wonderful! This fit in so well with our year long tree study."

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Total Pages
35 (1/2 pdf and 1/2 Google Slides TM)
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

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